Meaning of daigou in English:

daigou

Pronunciation /ˈdʌɪɡəʊ/

nounplural noun daigou, plural noun daigous

  • A person outside China who buys consumer goods on behalf of people living in China, in situations where particular goods are not available or are more expensive in China itself.

    • ‘one daigou sends up to 60 tins of baby formula and up to 40 bottles of vitamins to China every week’

Origin

Chinese, dàigòu, literally ‘buy on somebody's behalf’.