Specialized in bespoke or custom-made products or services for clientele in a niche market.
: a boutique law firm
(en noun )
A small shop, especially one that sells fashionable clothes, jewelry and the like.
A small shop located within a larger one.
A film production company making only a few movies per year.
(en noun )
An establishment that sells goods or services to the public; originally a physical location, but now a virtual establishment as well.
A place where things are crafted; a workshop or hobbyshop.
- From shop‘ to ‘ shop / Wandering, and littering with unfolded silks / The polished counter.
An automobile mechanic’s workplace.
Workplace; office. Used mainly in expressions such as shop talk”, ”closed shop” and ”shop floor .
A variety of classes taught in junior or senior high school that teach vocational skill.
(business, computing) an organisation using specified programming languages or software, often exclusively.
- A tailor called me in his shop .
An act of shopping, especially routine shopping for food and other domestic supplies.
- Our company is mostly a Java shop .
- This is where I do my weekly shop .
* (establishment that sells goods) boutique, retail outlet, store (US); see also
* (place where things are crafted) atelier, studio, workshop
* (<a href="https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Glossary
sense”>sense, automobile mechanic’s workplace) garage
* (workplace) office, place of work, workplace
* (wood shop) carpentry, wood shop, woodwork
* (metal shop) metal shop, metalwork
* beauty shop
* bucket shop
* charity shop
* chip shop
* close up shop
* coffee shop
* cop shop
* corner shop
* food shop
* gift shop
* like a bull in a china shop
* one-stop shop
* op shop
* pawn shop
* pet shop
* pound shop
* repair shop
* sex shop
* shoe shop
* shop assistant
* shop right
* shop steward
* shop talk
* shut up shop
* swap shop
* sweet shop, sweet-shop, sweetshop
* wood shop
To visit shops; to look around shops with the intention of buying something.
- I went shopping early, before the Christmas rush.
(transitive, slang, chiefly, UK) To report the criminal activities or whereabouts of someone to an authority.
- He’s shopping for clothes .
(internet slang) Shorthand for photoshop ; to digitally edit a picture or photograph.
- He shopped his mates in to the police.
* (to report a criminal to authority) grass up (slang)
* shop around
* shop till you drop
* window shopping
(en interjection )
(Used to attract the services of a shop assistant)