Learner's definition of SHOPPING
the activity of visiting places where goods are sold in order to look at and buy things (such as food, clothing, etc.)
We do our/the grocery shopping once a week. = We go grocery shopping once a week. [=we shop for groceries once a week]
I can do your shopping for you.
When are you going to do the shopping?
I'm going shopping. [=(Brit) going to the shops]
We went shopping for a gift at the mall.
— often used before another noun
a shopping area/basket/cart
We're going on a shopping trip in New York City.
a shopping bag [=(Brit) carrier bag; a bag used to carry items you have bought in a store]
We went on a shopping spree. [=we bought a lot of things in a short period of time]
the things that are bought at a shop or store