Definition of impulse buy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


impulse buy

BrE BrE//ˈɪmpʌls baɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪmpʌls baɪ//
jump to other results
something that you buy without planning to do so in advance, and without thinking about it carefully It was an impulse buy. Vending machine purchases are often impulse buys.