comparison-shop

(redirected from comparison-shopped)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

com·par·i·son-shop

(kəm-păr′ĭ-sən-shŏp′)
intr.v. com·par·i·son-shopped, com·par·i·son-shop·ping, com·par·i·son-shops
To shop for bargains by comparing the prices of competing brands or stores.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

compar′ison-shop`



v.i. -shopped, -shop•ping.
to compare prices and quality of competing merchandise, esp. by visiting stores.
[1965–70]
compar′ison shop`per, n.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.comparison-shop - compare prices for a given item
commerce, commercialism, mercantilism - transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
browse, shop - shop around; not necessarily buying; "I don't need help, I'm just browsing"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Fewer than one in three American consumers -- 30% -- said in a survey sponsored by Lending Tree they comparison-shopped for major loans such as auto or mortgage loans.
On the other hand, 92% told the firm's poll takers they have comparison-shopped for other items online before purchasing them offline.