When one visits a store or mall to admire goods rather than to purchase them. The 'shopper' seems to be looking so intently at the glass in storefront windows that he appears to want to buy the window itself, hence 'window shopping'.
"You seem to be really interested in that sweater. Do you plan on getting it?"

"No, I'm just window shopping."
by Kidduffah August 26, 2005
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1. browsing shops without intending to buy anything that time.

2. actually shopping for new windows

3. watching the prostitutes in the red light district
1. "did you buy anything while you were out?"
"no, i was just window shopping"

2. "That little wanker just booted the ball through the window, i'll have to go window shopping now"

3. "Jimmy's gonna window shopping, i think he's after a blow job"

by Murph August 9, 2006
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When a person stares at the ass or genitals of another person without actually touching them.
Guy: *staring at a woman's ass*
Woman: Hey! I see you window shopping there!
by redandsymmetry February 23, 2017
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when you go around the mall looking through store windows and you stare at things but you don't actually buy stuff.
nt t th mall th th day bt snc ddnt' hav any mny jst nt nd shng
by P Ha July 29, 2004
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1. Looking at products you do not intend to buy
2. A person who is involved with a signifigant other causually admiring another person's body.
1. "It's too expensive here, but I love window shopping."
2. "Jason wasn't intersted in that girl passing by, he has a girlfriend. Sometimes he just likes to window shopping"
by SwtMsT May 9, 2006
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When one goes on Haul and spends 3 hrs looking at cute outfits.
"Gurl, I forgot to study, I was busy window shopping on Haul." ;)
by YogurlYuyu January 6, 2021
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when you look through your friend's "friend list" on Facebook or a similar site to find attractive people that you can get your friend to introduce you to.
Hey Henry, i was window shopping your facebook friends list and i was wondering if you could introduce me to Shirley?
by pb phoot September 13, 2009
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