Definition of cellar
1a : basement There is storage room in the cellar.b : the lowest grade or rank; especially : the lowest place in the standings (as of an athletic league) the team spent most of last year in the cellar
2 : a stock of wines a restaurant with an impressive cellar
Examples of cellar in a Sentence
The cellar has a dirt floor.
a restaurant with an impressive cellar
Recent Examples of cellar from the Web
Situated near the restaurant’s wine cellar, the room has the look and feel of an old-school New York steakhouse, circa 1940.
The new facility, Scott said, will support the hiring of an additional brewer, a cellar manager and a full-time sales position.
Their eldest daughter, Grace, snapped a photo of a tornado near their home before running into the storm cellar last spring.
WINE CELLARS While not all homes have cellars, wine rooms can be created above ground.
No, the canines aren’t frolicking in vineyard and cellar.
The fresh restart brought about some interesting results, including a statement of intent from one of the league’s new elites and an impressive duo of draws from one of the strugglers in the cellar.
Hot Peter brings Rachel to the romantic wine cellar to look lovingly into her eyes and hold her hand and be all gooey.
The Rockies swept the lowly Giants and the Diamondbacks swept the cellar-dwelling Phillies.
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Definition of cellar
: to put into a cellar (as for storage) cellaring wine
First Known Use of cellar
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Definition of cellar for English Language Learners
: the part of a building that is entirely or partly below the ground
: the wines that are stored in a restaurant, in someone's home, etc.
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