Definition of Shipper

1. Noun. Someone who ships goods.

Generic synonyms: Bourgeois, Businessperson
Specialized synonyms: Consigner, Consignor
Derivative terms: Ship

2. Noun. A company in the business of shipping freight.
Generic synonyms: Company
Derivative terms: Ship

Definition of Shipper

1. n. One who sends goods from one place to another not in the same city or town, esp. one who sends goods by water.

Definition of Shipper

1. Noun. The person or organization that ships (sends) something. ¹

2. Noun. (fandom slang) One involved in shipping (fan fiction based on romantic relationships between characters). ¹

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Definition of Shipper

1. one that ships [n -S] - See also: ships

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shipper

shipper (current term)
shipper weld
shipping agent
shipping articles
shipping clerk
shipping company
shipping fever
shipping fever virus
shipping office
shipping pneumonia
shipping room

Literary usage of Shipper

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1920)
"That court modified the decree, so as to award that payment of the full amount be made to the shipper primarily by the steamer and the owners, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"ment Is tendered by the shipper, and received by the carrier, ... Every shipment for which a bill of lading Is Issued to the shipper Is subject to the legal ..."

3. Women at Thirtysomething: Paradoxes of Attainment (1991)
"(shipper) UNIVERSAL TESTING OF OKLAHOMA UNOCAL (Carrier/shipper) USX CORP. ... (Carrier/shipper) WTB, INC. (Carrier) Transporting hazardous materials in ..."

4. The Contract of Affreightment as Expressed in Charter-parties and Bills of by Thomas Edward Scrutton (1893)
"I. The shipper. From shipment of goods upon a vessel for a certain voyage, a contract by the shipper to pay freight for such goods is implied (a). ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers: As Administered in the Courts of the by Robert Hutchinson, Jacob Scott Matthews, William Frederick Dickinson (1906)
"shipper may assume duty by contract to care for live stock in transit.—The care of live stock while being transported is a mere incident to its ..."

6. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1914)
"It is essential to the validity of a bill of lading that it be delivered by the carrier to the shipper or someone authorized to act for the shipper.18 8. ..."

7. The Contract of Affreightment as Expressed in Charterparties and Bills of Lading by Thomas Edward Scrutton (1886)
"Freight may be payable by— I. The shipper. II. The consignee. III. The holder of the bill of lading. I. The shipper. From shipment of goods upon a vessel ..."

8. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, George Franklin Comstock (1866)
"Of the duties of the shipper. We have seen what are the general duties of the master. Those on the part of the charterer are, to use the ship in a lawful ..."

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