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 Allbirds collection of comfortable shoes ranges from eco-friendly options to those made for exercising, and their Mizzle Sneakers are a great everyday option that women on your shopping list will be excited to unwrap during the holidays. Zoe Malin, NBC News, "Best last-minute gifts 2020: Best last-minute holiday gift ideas," 16 Dec. 2020 The tech-lover on your shopping list will appreciate all that the MacBook Air has to offer, from the responsive 10th gen Intel Core i3 processor to the vivid Retina display. Jennifer Manfrin,, "With less than two weeks remaining, here are the best deals on gifts that will arrive in time," 13 Dec. 2020 Black Friday is here, which means it’s time to start checking items off your holiday shopping list. Colin Daniels, Chron, "You don't want to miss these items during Best Buy's Black Friday event," 23 Nov. 2020 And now, just in time to cross every fan of the show off your holiday shopping list, the collaboration is making a triumphant return with even more products. Marci Robin, Allure, "The Real-Life Rose Apothecary Collection Has Finally Been Restocked," 20 Nov. 2020 Browse our picks from editor-favorite brands like Glossier, Harry Josh Pro Tools, and Topicals to find the perfect match for everyone that's still left on your shopping list. Sarah Han, Allure, "The 33 Best Last-Minute Gifts You Still Have Time to Buy," 8 Dec. 2020 If activewear is on your shopping list this holiday season, the Cyber Monday 2020 sale at Lululemon is well worth your time (and your money). Amanda Tarlton, USA TODAY, "The best Cyber Monday deals to shop at Lululemon," 30 Nov. 2020 That means it’s the best time to find a sweet gift for the family and friends on your shopping list this holiday season. Alexis Bennett, Vogue, "24 Clever Gift Ideas From The Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales," 28 Nov. 2020 From a White Marble Graphic to a pink and purple Flapper Girl Graphic, there’s something that will please everyone on your shopping list. Zoe Malin, NBC News, "New & Notable: Best new products from Away, Beats, June and more," 23 Nov. 2020

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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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27 Dec 2020

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“Shopping list.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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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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