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Definition of comparison-shop verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

comparison-shop

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɒp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɑːp//
 
[intransitive] (North American English)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they comparison-shop
BrE BrE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɒp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɑːp//
 
he / she / it comparison-shops
BrE BrE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɒps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɑːps//
 
past simple comparison-shopped
BrE BrE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɒpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɑːpt//
 
past participle comparison-shopped
BrE BrE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɒpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɑːpt//
 
-ing form comparison-shopping
BrE BrE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɒpɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpærɪsn ʃɑːpɪŋ//
 
 
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to go from one store or website to another and compare prices on similar items, in order to pay the least amount of money for something Prospective customers can comparison-shop health insurance plans in an online marketplace. Consumers used their mobile devices to comparison-shop while in showrooms. compare showrooming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: comparison-shop