A customer is anyone paying for a good or service. Without customers, businesses would go out of business.


One who collect customs; a toll gatherer.

someone who pays for goods or services

One who collect customs; a toll gatherer.

One who regularly or repeatedly makes purchases of a trader; a purchaser; a buyer.

A person with whom a business house has dealings; as, the customers of a bank.

A peculiar person; -- in an indefinite sense; as, a queer customer; an ugly customer.

A lewd woman.


Cus"tom*er (k?s"t?m-?r), n. [A doublet of customary, a.: cf. LL. custumarius toll gatherer. See Custom.] 1. One who collect customs; a toll gatherer. [Obs.]
The customers of the small or petty custom and of the subsidy do demand of them custom for kersey cloths.
2. One who regularly or repeatedly makes purchases of a trader; a purchaser; a buyer.
He has got at last the character of a good customer; by this means he gets credit for something considerable, and then never pays for it.
3. A person with whom a business house has dealings; as, the customers of a bank. J. A. H. Murray. 4. A peculiar person; -- in an indefinite sense; as, a queer customer; an ugly customer. [Colloq.] Dickens. 5. A lewd woman. [Obs.] Shak.

One who collect customs; a toll gatherer.


Usage Examples

A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.

At a car dealership, the person who sells the car is the hero, and also gets the commission. But if the mechanics don't service that car well, the customer won't return.

I am a fashion designer. I'm not an environmentalist. When I get up in the morning, number one I'm a mother and a wife, and number two I design clothes. So the main thing I need to do is create, hopefully, exquisitely beautiful, desirable objects for my customer.

No one bill will cure the problem of spam. It will take a combined effort of legislation, litigation, enforcement, customer education, and technology solutions.

How much do you as a consumer value a positive experience with a brand or its customer service department? How willing are you to share that with your friends? How inclined are you to let that person know that you're interaction with them was positive?

In fact, I believe the first companies that make an effort to develop an authentic, transparent, and meaningful social contract with their fans and customers will turn out to be the ones that are the most successful in the future. While brands that refuse to make the effort will lose stature and customer loyalty.

Many corporate leaders and employees have the right intentions, but it can be overwhelming when you consider how everything is affected from leadership styles, to organizational structure, to employee engagement, to customer service an marketplace.

Just recently I was in Target with my mom shopping, and out of the blue, I see this father and his two daughters and he says, 'Can they get a picture with you?' And I'm thinking to myself, 'Am I the one millionth customer or something?'

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Other Usage Examples

It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.

If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.

Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.

It is so much easier to be nice, to be respectful, to put yourself in your customers' shoes and try to understand how you might help them before they ask for help, than it is to try to mend a broken customer relationship.

Corporations invest in sophisticated CRM, or Customer Relationship Management, programs to effectively oversee their relationship with their customers at every point during the buying process.

All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer.

I never trust an executive who tends to pass the buck. Nor would I want to deal with him as a customer or a supplier.

Because Microsoft seems to sometimes not trust customer choice, they salt XP with all these little gizmos and trap doors to get people to try Microsoft stuff. But the reality is that we're downloading more players than we ever have on a worldwide basis.


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