ship·​per | \ ˈshi-pər How to pronounce shipper (audio) \

Definition of shipper

: one that sends goods by any form of conveyance

Examples of shipper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s so easy to print a label off directly from the shipper’s website complete with address, barcode, date stamp and sender’s details. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 6 June 2021 Crazy Beautiful is a shipper having last run in the Kentucky Oaks, finishing 10th. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2021 The act will allow wine manufacturers to apply for a direct shipper license from the Alabama ABC Board to ship their products directly to customers in Alabama who are at least 21-years-old. al, 13 May 2021 Operated by the Ukrainian cargo shipper Antonov Airlines, the hulking freighter is deployed all over the world to haul massive shipments of industrial equipment or military supplies, and to carry out humanitarian missions during emergencies. Eric Adams, Popular Mechanics, 11 Apr. 2021 Southern California shipper Over Attracted makes her first start in Northern California after several solid efforts against first-level allowance company at Santa Anita and Del Mar. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 10 Apr. 2021 The bill will allow wine manufacturers to apply for a direct shipper license from the Alabama ABC Board to ship their products directly to customers in the state who are at least 21-years-old. al, 4 May 2021 Litigation could be complex, since the vessel is owned by a Japanese firm, operated by a Taiwanese shipper, and flagged in Panama. Samy Magdy, Anchorage Daily News, 13 Apr. 2021 The Gaon Albums chart is the weekly ranking of the albums, EPs and single albums that shipped the most copies in the previous tracking period in South Korea, minus any returns to the shipper. Hugh Mcintyre, Forbes, 8 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of shipper

1755, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2021

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“Shipper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of shipper

: a person or company that ships goods or products


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