Examples of store-bought in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Homemade or store-bought; spicy or not; banana or cherry; Greek or Spanish or Italian. Shilpa Uskokovic, Bon Appétit, 22 Nov. 2023 All three work just fine, though homemade or store-bought will give you the best texture and flavor. J. Kenji López-Alt, New York Times, 20 Nov. 2023 This three-ingredient appetizer recipe sits on the quick-and-easy corner of store-bought and slightly homemade. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 28 Oct. 2023 Bone broth—whether homemade or store-bought—is also rich in amino acids and minerals, such as sulfur, magnesium, and calcium. Alessandra Signorelli, Glamour, 24 Oct. 2023 How to Make Broth Sure, store-bought might be easiest, but homemade broth is definitely the most delicious option. Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Oct. 2023 However, homemade buttermilk is the original, old-school by-product left from making butter, which is considerably different from store-bought, and might not be as successful in baked goods. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 22 Sep. 2023 Refrigerated piecrusts: Grab store-bought, or make your own. Melissa Gray, Southern Living, 30 Aug. 2023 Homemade paneer is much softer than store-bought, and is thus more prone to falling apart. Kari Sonde, Washington Post, 9 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of store-bought was in 1876

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“Store-bought.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/store-bought. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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