locker

noun
lock·​er | \ ˈlä-kər How to pronounce locker (audio) \

Definition of locker

1a : a drawer, cupboard, or compartment that may be closed with a lock especially : one for individual storage use
b : a chest or compartment on shipboard for compact stowage of articles
c : a refrigerated compartment or room for the storage of fresh or frozen foods a meat locker
2 : one that locks

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Synonyms for locker

Synonyms

bin, box, caddy, case, casket, chest, trunk

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Examples of locker in a Sentence

the enlisted man usually stored his uniform in his locker at the foot of his bed a down-at-the heels health club where most of the lockers look to be unusable

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The Diamondbacks even had a new locker ready for him. Benjamin Brown, Fox News, "Arizona Diamondbacks literally pick up new pitcher from Texas Rangers -- by golf cart at trade deadline," 1 Aug. 2018 The new owner of a storage locker that was auctioned off last month in Anne Arundel County, Maryland made a disturbing discovery, police said. Crystal Hill, miamiherald, "A storage locker was sold at auction. It led to rape charges against its owner, Maryland cops say | Miami Herald," 6 Apr. 2018 As MLB Network played on the TVs in the Diamondbacks clubhouse, infielder Ketel Marte kept himself busy by chatting with players and staff near his locker. Richard Morin, azcentral, "Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte on Robinson Cano suspension: 'I couldn't believe it'," 15 May 2018 Amazon and Walmart are working on how to get packages from a self-driving van to you, whether that’s by deploying an even smaller autonomous vehicle or by delivering to a locker in your neighborhood. Christopher Mims, WSJ, "How Robots and Drones Will Change Retail Forever," 15 Oct. 2018 One Chicago radio personality is hoping to turn his storage locker fees into treasures for fans. Jennifer Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "Memorabilia, merchandise and 'regular junk:' Steve Dahl to host garage sale at Des Plaines casino," 6 July 2018 More Money: Home Depot joins Walmart, others in installing lockers in stores for online orders More Money: Miss them? Ben Tobin, USA TODAY, "Desk, swivel chair, trees: Why companies are moving the office outdoors," 28 June 2018 Don’t miss: The social-club-like atmosphere, complete with rent-your-own cannabis locker storage. Emma Silvers, San Francisco Chronicle, "Your guide to the best bars to hit on Pride weekend," 14 June 2018 Other outdoor amenities include an exterior kitchen, storage lockers to haul all of your gear, and a 16-foot electric awning. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Go-anywhere luxury camper can stay off the grid for weeks," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of locker

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of locker was in the 14th century

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locker

noun

English Language Learners Definition of locker

: a cupboard or cabinet that has a door which can be locked and that is used to store personal items (such as books, clothes, shoes, etc.)
US : a cold room in which fresh or frozen foods are stored

locker

noun
lock·​er | \ ˈlä-kər How to pronounce locker (audio) \

Kids Definition of locker

: a cabinet, compartment, or chest for personal use or for storing frozen food at a low temperature

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