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.
(fandom slang) One involved in shipping (fan fiction based on romantic relationships between characters).
Origin of shipper
From Middle English shippere, from Old English scipere (“a sailor"), equivalent to ship +"Ž -er. Compare Dutchschipper (> English skipper), GermanSchiffer.
True to his word, Quinn had packed everything he needed, called a shipper, and sent his equipment off, overnight express.
It may be noted that the rules do not afford equal protection to a shipper in the comparatively infrequent case of his being put to expense by the delay at a port of refuge.
the 11th of March 1870 an Italian shipper, Signor Rubattino, had bought the bay of Assab, with the neighboring island of Darmakieh, from Beheran, sultan of Raheita, for 1880, the funds being furnished by the government.
It held shipper as well as carrier, and corporation as well as its officer or agent, liable for violations of the act, and conferred upon United States courts power to employ equity processes in putting an end to discrimination.
Batavia was the home during his last years of Dean Richmond (1804-1866), a capitalist, a successful shipper and wholesaler of farm produce, vice-president (1853-1864) and president (1864-1866) of the New York Central railway, and a prominent leader of the Democratic party in New York state.