shop2 S2 past tense and past participle shopped, present participle shopping
to go to one or more shops to buy things
I usually shop for vegetables in the market.
shop at➔ window-shopping
She always shops at Tesco's.
2 also be out shopping
to go to one or more shops to buy things, often for enjoyment:
The next day, Saturday, we went shopping.
Mum's out shopping with Granny.
3 [transitive] British English informalSC
to tell the police about someone who has done something illegal:
He was shopped by his ex-wife.
shop aroundphrasal verb
shop around for
Take time to shop around for the best deal.