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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ship-er]
    • /ˈʃɪp ər/
    • /ˈʃɪp.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ship-er]
    • /ˈʃɪp ər/

Definitions of shipper word

  • noun shipper a person who discusses, writes about, or takes an interest in a romantic relationship between fictional characters, whether or not the romance actually exists in the original book, show, etc.: Harry Potter/Hermione Granger shippers. 1
  • noun shipper person, company who ships goods 1
  • countable noun shipper Shippers are people or companies who ship cargo as a business. 0
  • noun shipper a person or company in the business of shipping freight 0
  • noun shipper a person or agent who ships goods by any carrier; also, the carrier to whom they are consigned for transporting 0
  • noun shipper Shippers are businesses that transport goods, especially those concerned with exporting and importing. 0

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Origin of shipper

First appearance:

before 1100
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1100; 1745-55 for current sense; late Old English scipere sailor (not recorded in ME); see ship1, -er1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Shipper


shipper popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

shipper usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for shipper

noun shipper

  • bearer — The bearer of something such as a message is the person who brings it to you.
  • carrier — A carrier is a vehicle that is used for carrying people, especially soldiers, or things.
  • common carrier — a person or firm engaged in the business of transporting goods or passengers
  • consigner — a person or company that consigns goods, merchandise, etc.
  • conveyor — a person or thing that conveys

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