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
Even with Whole Foods, Amazon will have less than 3 percent of the U.S. market share in groceries, according to Kantar Retail.
Two years ago, says a longtime resident, the site of the mall was a swamp, and Mae Sot was a poky little border town with two small grocery stores.
The Cosentino family traces its grocery store origins to artist Dante Cosentino Sr., who emigrated from Italy in 1948.
At the news conference Friday at Fourth Street Live, city officials gave an update on downtown construction projects, including: ► The Omni Hotel, apartment, grocery and parking development will be completed next spring.
Learn about healthy eating, watch cooking demonstrations and play a grocery game from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami.
Move aside Trader Joe's: Wegmans is officially America's favorite grocery store.
While wholesale prices have fluctuated this year, ground beef at the grocery store remains near the cheapest since 2014.
Higher output is helping to keep ground-beef prices low at the grocery store.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'grocery.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
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
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up grocery? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).