shop‧ping S2 W3 [uncountable]
the activity of going to shops and buying things: ➔ window-shopping
Late-night shopping is becoming very popular.
I went on a shopping spree (=went shopping and bought a lot of things) at the weekend and spent far too much money.
I've got to do some last-minute shopping.
the busy Christmas shopping season
to go shopping to buy food and other things you need regularly:
I hate doing the shopping at weekends.
3 British English
the things that you have just bought from a shop:
Can you help me carry the shopping, please?