Definition of shopping cart in English:

shopping cart


North American
  • 1A bag or basket on wheels for carrying shopping purchases, in particular one on wheels provided for the use of supermarket customers; a shopping trolley.

    ‘pedestrians milled about with grocery bags and shopping carts’
    • ‘The adventure ended with a shopping cart crashing into his windshield.’
    • ‘Some shopping carts were overflowing as some bargain hunters scooped up deals.’
    • ‘Dolinski found that people were much more likely to mind the woman's shopping cart when they had been previously asked to fulfill an unusual request.’
    • ‘A shopping cart carrying her baby rolled out of a store parking lot and headed straight for oncoming traffic.’
    • ‘He got there in time to see the suspect pushing the shopping cart full of his stuff.’
    • ‘Pushing a shopping cart is kind of like driving a car—you've got to keep your eyes on the road.’
    • ‘They were literally walking out with shopping carts full of merchandise.’
    • ‘The sanitizing wipes near the shopping carts were enriched with aloe vera.’
    • ‘They text while accidentally steering their shopping cart into nearby shopping carts since they aren't paying attention.’
    • ‘In that incident, a woman put her purse in her shopping cart and became distracted.’
    1. 1.1 A facility on a website that records items selected by a customer for purchase until the transaction is completed.
      ‘much to her dismay, when she got back to the computer to resume shopping, her shopping cart was empty’
      • ‘Clicking on a desired track and adding it to a shopping cart is easy.’
      • ‘I went back to my Vistaprint shopping cart to capture some screen grabs but I was too late.’
      • ‘The best thing is that online shopping carts are SEO friendly systems for vendors, retailers and merchants.’
      • ‘Customers can simply add participating products to their shopping cart via the Online Store.’
      • ‘To avoid excessive spending, try this trick: once an item is in your online shopping cart, force yourself to wait 24 hours before completing the order.’
      • ‘Discounted price may not appear until after product is added to your shopping cart for various products.’
      • ‘Pay attention to your shopping cart to make sure the price is right before you submit your order.’