impulse-buy
impulse-buy impulse-buy v. t. to buy on impulse without proper reflection. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • impulse buy — ➔ buy2 * * * impulse buy UK US noun [C] (also impulse purchase) ► something that you buy without having planned it, and without thinking carefully: »I hadn t intended to get another pair of shoes it was an impulse buy. impulse buyer noun [C] ( …   Financial and business terms

  • impulse buy — noun • • • Main Entry: ↑impulse * * * ˈimpulse buy ; noun • It was an impulse buy. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • impulse-buy — verb buy on impulse without proper reflection • Topics: ↑commerce, ↑commercialism, ↑mercantilism • Hypernyms: ↑buy, ↑purchase • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • impulse buy — 1. noun Something purchased spontaneously, without planning or thought. Syn: impulse purchase 2. verb To purchase without thinking or planning …   Wiktionary

  • impulse buyer — ➔ buyer * * * impulse buy UK US noun [C] (also impulse purchase) ► something that you buy without having planned it, and without thinking carefully: »I hadn t intended to get another pair of shoes it was an impulse buy. impulse buyer noun [C] ( …   Financial and business terms

  • impulse buying — impulse buy UK US noun [C] (also impulse purchase) ► something that you buy without having planned it, and without thinking carefully: »I hadn t intended to get another pair of shoes it was an impulse buy. impulse buyer noun [C] (also impulse… …   Financial and business terms

  • impulse purchase — UK US noun [C] ► IMPULSE BUY(Cf. ↑impulse buy) …   Financial and business terms

  • Buy — To purchase an asset; taking a long position. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. buy buy 1 [baɪ] verb bought PTandPP [bɔt ǁ bɒːt] [transitive] 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • buy — To purchase an asset; taking a long position. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary bid (or buy) An offer to buy a specific quantity of a commodity at a stated price. The price that the market participants are willing to pay. Chicago Mercantile Exchange …   Financial and business terms

  • impulse — [[t]ɪ̱mpʌls[/t]] impulses 1) N VAR: oft N to inf An impulse is a sudden desire to do something. Unable to resist the impulse, he glanced at the sea again... He still couldn t understand the impulse that had made him confide in Cassandra... Wade… …   English dictionary

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