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 Dictionary entry overview: What does consumer mean? 

  The noun CONSUMER has 1 sense:

1. a person who uses goods or services

  Familiarity information: CONSUMER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A person who uses goods or services

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("consumer" is a kind of...):

user (a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "consumer"):

chewer (someone who chews (especially someone who chews tobacco))

concert-goer; music lover (someone who attends concerts)

client; customer (someone who pays for goods or services)

drinker; imbiber; juicer; toper (a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess))

drinker (a person who drinks liquids)

eater; feeder (someone who consumes food for nourishment)

prodigal; profligate; squanderer (a recklessly extravagant consumer)

smoker; tobacco user (a person who smokes tobacco)

snuff user; snuffer (a person who uses snuff)

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