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 What to get the sophisticated executive on your shopping list? Marques Harper Deputy Features Editor, Los Angeles Times, 15 Dec. 2021 Barnett has noticed that customers are making tough decisions about who remains on their shopping list this year. oregonlive, 4 Dec. 2021 If you're still left with people on your shopping list, don't worry! Jayla Andrulonis,, 2 Dec. 2021 The clean formulas smell like nothing else out there, and will impress even the impossible-to-please person on your shopping list. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 29 Nov. 2021 Need to cross a few beauty lovers off of your holiday shopping list, or just in the mood to treat yourself? Jennifer Hussein, Allure, 3 Dec. 2021 Also on the department’s shopping list is a new brush rig — specifically designed for fighting wildfires — that will replace one of the city’s three existing brush rigs which is 29 years old, Vogt said. Joe Tash, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Dec. 2021 The survey's shopping list hasn't changed since 1986 and is considered a record of comparative holiday meal costs over the years. Kelly Tyko, USA Today, 19 Nov. 2021 The cold version is refreshing and caffeinated enough to beat the Arizona heat and get you through that Christmas shopping list. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 4 Nov. 2021

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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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2 Jan 2022

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“Shopping list.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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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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