shop·​win·​dow ˈshäp-ˌwin-(ˌ)dō How to pronounce shopwindow (audio)
: a display window of a store

Examples of shopwindow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every corporate real-estate office, fast-food restaurant, nail salon, and family dry cleaner’s posted a picture of Her Majesty in its shopwindow, her ramrod bearing adding an incongruous glamour to the premises, no matter how modest. Anna Russell, The New Yorker, 19 Sep. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shopwindow was in the 15th century

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“Shopwindow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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