Definition of grocery
1 groceries plural : the food and supplies sold by a grocer —usually singular in British usage
2 : a grocer's store
Examples of grocery in a Sentence
She stopped to pick up some groceries for supper.
Recent Examples of grocery from the Web
Tere Blanca, founder and CEO of Blanca Real Estate, which is handling commercial leasing, says MiamiCentral will offer grocery stores, food and beverage options at all price ranges, a fitness center, an elevated jogging track, and loads of shopping.
The company opened two drive-in grocery pickup kiosks in its hometown of Seattle earlier this month, its first attempt to match the click-and-collect options rolled out by Wal-Mart and other big-box competitors.
Small signs and grocery store signs made up 10 to 15 percent of that.
And as rivals like Target struggle to get their grocery departments right, Wal-Mart is placing a priority on essentials like peanut butter, paper towels and fresh produce that shoppers buy often.
How butter is packaged, shipped, stored and rotated on the grocery store shelf can affect its delicate flavor.
Most grocery stores are open for those last-minute items.
Authorities are offering a $10,000 reward in hopes of catching teenagers suspected of igniting a fireworks display inside a grocery store in Atlanta, sending shoppers fleeing and filling the store with smoke.
Look for Mexican-style chorizo already prepared at a grocery store, and squeeze the raw meat out of its casing, directly into the hot pan.
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Origin and Etymology of grocery
First Known Use: 15th century
GROCERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grocery for English Language Learners
groceries : food sold by a grocer : food bought at a store
GROCERY Defined for Kids
Definition of grocery for Students
1 groceries plural : food and household supplies sold at a store
2 : a store that sells food and household supplies
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