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.
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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