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customer

noun acceptor, bargainer, bidder, business contact, buyer, buyer of labor, client, consumer, emptor, leaser, lessee, one of the clientele, one of the purrhasing public, patron, prospect, purchaser, purchaser of goods from another, redeemer, share buyer, shopper, taker, user, vendee
Associated concepts: buyer in the ordinary course of business, cash customer, customer in ordinary course of business, duty to customers, interference with customers, loss of customers, occasional customer, solicitation of customers
See also: client, consumer, patron
References in classic literature ?
It soon became known that Jerry had lost his best customer, and for what reason.
I have passed from one to another, in the course of my business life, just as I pass from one of our customers to another in the course of my business day; in short, I have no feelings; I am a mere machine.
Just then one of the customers at the far side rose suddenly and made for the door.
Like the other pilgrims he visited the sacred Mosque, and after all his religious duties were performed, he set out his goods to the best advantage, hoping to gain some customers among the passers-by.
The customers came in crowds every day and bought quantities, especially the toffee customers.
He was a friend and customer of Williams, and suggested this plan half in jest and half in earnest.
As you please, sir," said Caderousse, who, anxious not to lose the present opportunity of finding a customer for one of the few bottles of Cahors still remaining in his possession, hastily raised a trap-door in the floor of the apartment they were in, which served both as parlor and kitchen.
Pierce, with his scissors and razor, was at work upon the heads or chins of his other customers.
The customers were sisters; that was visible at a glance.
You also create a certain amount of agitation among the married portion of the customers.
And yet just because, in a strictly business-like way, she was civil to her customers, he must scowl and bite his lip and behave generally as if it had been brought to his notice that he had been nurturing a serpent in his bosom.
She never turned her customers out of her house because they did not pay their bills.