Definition of shoppe in US English:


Pronunciation /SHäp//ˈSHäpē/


  • ‘the mishmash of the usual Tourist Gift Shoppe’
    a deliberately archaic spelling of shop, used in the hopes of imbuing a store with old-fashioned charm or quaintness
    • ‘Whether it's wedding shops and ladies tennis or trips to the tea shoppe and the ballet, only the most lady-like of activities will do.’
    • ‘He jogged down the wooden stairs that connected the shoppe to their house and gathered her in a hug, swinging her around.’
    • ‘She walked past him, unseeing, as she looked at the flowers in a nearby window of a floral shoppe.’
    • ‘Mrs. Krause can only handle the shoppe by herself for a limited time.’
    • ‘There is also the dollar shoppe, which offers products for one and two dollars.’