shopping list


Definition of shopping list

: a list of items to be purchased broadly : a list of related items the biggest possible shopping list of budget cuts — Leonard Silk

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If someone forgets a pen and doesn't want to use a phone, there are numerous stands with a small brochure with the map of the store as well as an area to create a shopping list on the back — small golf scorecard pencils are provided, as well. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "My first IKEA experience: What newbies can expect when the store opens in Oak Creek May 16," 9 May 2018 Danielle Fields-Damato with her holiday shopping list and a notification from her benefits administrator about her large account balance. Janet Adamy, WSJ, "Why Santa Plans to Leave Ice Packs, Bandages and a Defibrillator in Your Stocking," 23 Dec. 2018 Design by Bridget Burns My Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping list is somewhat modest: wedding guest dress (2), running shoes, these earrings, and maybe a new designer wallet. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Here's the Perfect Winter Boot From Macy's Black Friday Preview Sale," 20 Nov. 2018 As well as making us all add a pair of Chloé boots to our shopping lists, Kate spent her visit to Islington making bird boxes with local children, before giving them a hand in making pizzas, too. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Chose Skinny Jeans and Cool Chloé Boots for Her First 2019 Royal Engagement," 15 Jan. 2019 At the two test stores, located near Kroger and Microsoft’s headquarters, customers using Kroger’s self-checkout app will be guided through the store to items on their shopping list. Dina Bass, The Seattle Times, "Kroger, Microsoft test futuristic grocery store in Redmond. Amazon, take note.," 7 Jan. 2019 Use them for writing notes and addresses and shopping lists. Ross Mccammon, Popular Mechanics, "This Is the $2 Pen That Got Me into Fountain Pens," 5 Dec. 2018 Once matched up, the designer will work with you through a 30-minute phone call or messaging to review concepts, shopping lists, and styling tips. Danielle Tullo, House Beautiful, "Wayfair Just Launched an Online Interior Design Service That'll Change Your Life," 21 Sep. 2018 For a detailed schedule, take your appetite and shopping list to Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Grabbing the last of summer fun of Milwaukee, one day at a time," 24 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of shopping list

1852, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of shopping list

: a list of things to be bought at a shop or store
: a long list of related things

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