Shipper meaning

shĭp'ər
One that consigns or receives goods for transportation.
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A person or agent who ships goods by any carrier; also, the carrier to whom they are consigned for transporting.
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(archaic) A seaman; mariner; skipper.
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The person or organization that ships (sends) something.

The shipper should have paid for insurance on the package, because it was damaged when it arrived.

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(fandom slang) One involved in shipping (fan fiction based on romantic relationships between characters).
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Origin of shipper

From Middle English shippere, from Old English scipere (“a sailor"), equivalent to ship +"Ž -er. Compare Dutch schipper (> English skipper), German Schiffer.