drugstore

noun drug·store \ -ˌstȯr \
|Updated on: 10 Jul 2018

Definition of drugstore

: a retail store where medicines and miscellaneous articles are sold : pharmacy

Examples of drugstore in a Sentence

  1. we picked up her medicine and some toothpaste at the drugstore

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First Known Use of drugstore

1771

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drugstore Synonyms

Synonyms

apothecary, pharmacy;

Related Words

dispensary;

sick bay;


DRUGSTORE Defined for English Language Learners

drugstore

Definition of drugstore for English Language Learners

  • : a store that sells medicines and various other products (such as newspapers, candy, soap, etc.)


DRUGSTORE Defined for Kids

drugstore

noun drug·store \ ˈdrəg-ˌstȯr \

Definition of drugstore for Students

: a store where medicines and other items are sold : pharmacy

Medical Dictionary

drugstore

noun drug·store \ -ˌstō(ə)r, -ˌstȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of drugstore

: a retail store where medicines and miscellaneous articles (as food, cosmetics, and film) are sold called also pharmacy


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