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

Definition of shipper

: one that sends goods by any form of conveyance

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Arya and Gendry shippers need to mourn that coupling forever. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "What Will Arya Stark Do Now Sansa Is Queen of the North?," 20 May 2019 Watch the full video right here: For shippers of Roger and Brianna, Starz also recently released a clip of Richard Rankin and Sophie Skelton reading fan tweets in front of a roaring fire. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The One Thing Outlander Stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe Can't Live Without," 1 Oct. 2018 Its controlling stake in’s parent provides access to a network of carriers and shippers that already use its digital load board and other services such as freight tracking and visibility tools. Jennifer Smith, WSJ, "Private-Equity Firms Buy Trucking Freight Services Companies," 3 Apr. 2019 Sorry Zac and Nina shippers, at least this means that Zac is still on the market! Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Are Zac Efron and Nina Dobrev Dating?," 9 Apr. 2019 The service, legally prohibited from charging shippers less than its delivery costs, disputes the claim. Ben Brody, The Seattle Times, "Trump renews attack on Washington Post, Amazon," 23 July 2018 The administration wants most commercial shippers, including companies such as Amazon and other retailers, to pay more to mail packages. Ben Brody, The Seattle Times, "Trump panel seeks higher postal rates for commercial shippers after Amazon criticism," 4 Dec. 2018 The debate over taking down the lower Snake River dams has festered for more than 20 years, amid opposition from irrigators, dryland wheat farmers, shippers and utilities wedded to the status quo. Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times, "Will we now commit to saving the Northwest’s orcas? A task force meets Tuesday," 7 Aug. 2018 But as those changes take place, shippers have questioned the fees, which some view as a way to make money rather than improve service. Paul Ziobro, WSJ, "Regulator Examines Railroads for Hitting Customers With Late Fees," 1 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of shipper

1755, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of shipper

: a person or company that ships goods or products

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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