shop - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun 

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/ʃɒp/
singularshop
pluralshops
  1. 1
    [countable] a place where you buy things or where you pay for a service

    We had lunch at a little coffee shop.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to a shop

      a shop window

    See also bull
  2. 2
    [countable] a business where something is made or repaired

    a shoe repair shop

  3. 3
    [uncountable] American a school subject in which students learn to work with tools and machines
     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [countable] the classroom where students take shop courses

      All the saws are in the woodworking shop.

  4.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    4
    all over the shop everywhere

    Where were you? We looked all over the shop.

    He left his dirty washing all over the shop. Our house was a real mess!

    Submitted by Ismail from Russian Federation on 17/05/2017
  5.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    5
    all over the shop used for describing someone who is forgetful and disorganised

    Sorry, I'm a bit all over the shop this morning. I left my phone at home.

    Submitted by Ismail from Russian Federation on 17/05/2017