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noun lock·er \ˈlä-kər\

Simple Definition of locker

  • : a cupboard or cabinet that has a door which can be locked and that is used to store personal items (such as books, clothes, shoes, etc.)

  • : a cold room in which fresh or frozen foods are stored

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of locker

  1. 1 a :  a drawer, cupboard, or compartment that may be closed with a lock; especially :  one for individual storage use b :  a chest or compartment on shipboard for compact stowage of articles c :  a refrigerated compartment or room for the storage of fresh or frozen foods <a meat locker>

  2. 2 :  one that locks

Examples of locker in a sentence

  1. <the enlisted man usually stored his uniform in his locker at the foot of his bed>

  2. <a down-at-the heels health club where most of the lockers look to be unusable>



14th Century

First Known Use of locker

14th century


LOCKER Defined for Kids

locker

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noun lock·er \ˈlä-kər\

Definition of locker for Students

  1. :  a cabinet, compartment, or chest for personal use or for storing frozen food at a low temperature





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