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

Examples of shopping list in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the re-release, there's plenty of potential goodies to add to your shopping list, including white high-top sneakers with the Hawkins high school logo, green sneakers with an orange Nike symbol, and a pair of all-red sneakers. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Nike Is Restocking Sneakers from Its “Stranger Things” Collection," 24 Oct. 2019 Check out the best celebrity outfits of the weekend and start making your shopping list! Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "From Maggie Roger’s Tie Dyed Look to Sophie Turner’s Vintage Gumby Tee, These Are the Celeb Fits You Missed This Weekend," 5 Aug. 2019 Using a handheld device available at the front of QFC’s Bella Bottega store, Stephens logs into his Kroger rewards account and calls up his shopping list. Paul Roberts, The Seattle Times, "Kroger hopes Redmond QFC pilot with Microsoft will make it ‘retailer of the future’," 7 Jan. 2019 That’s not to say Honeycrisp is the only apple dominating shopping lists. Amy Thomas,, "All about apples: Nearly everything you never really knew," 17 Sep. 2019 Gather all of the leftover supplies, glean from that, then make your shopping list. Jennifer Folsom, NBC News, "6 ways to make the back-to-school transition easier for working moms," 30 Aug. 2019 So, the short-term shopping list, for various reasons, looks like this: celery, mustard greens, dill, rhubarb, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, spinach and arugula. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, "Now is the time to get Southcentral Alaska produce - before the frost does," 12 Sep. 2019 Broadband Internet access probably isn’t on your back-to-school shopping list, because three-quarters of US households are already wired. Hiawatha Bray,, "Back to school: Internet access is essential these days, and yes, there are affordable options," 3 Sep. 2019 On the day of the initiation, John was given a shopping list: candles, bug spray, a kola nut (a caffeinated nut native to West Africa), razor blades, and 10,000 Nigerian naira (around thirty dollars)—his bamming fee. Sean Williams, Harper's magazine, "The Black Axe," 19 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of shopping list

1852, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shopping list was in 1852

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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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