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storefront

noun store·front \ ˈstȯr-ˌfrənt \
Updated on: 15 Apr 2018

Definition of storefront

1 : the front side of a store or store building facing a street
2 : a building, room, or suite of rooms having a storefront

Examples of storefront in a Sentence

  1. He rented a storefront on Main Street.

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First Known Use of storefront

1850

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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storefront

adjective

Definition of storefront

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of a storefront church
  • a storefront evangelist
2 : occupying a room or suite of rooms in a store building at street level and immediately behind a storefront
  • a storefront school
3 : of, relating to, or being outreach professional services
  • storefront lawyers
  • a storefront clinic

First Known Use of storefront

1937

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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STOREFRONT Defined for English Language Learners

storefront

Definition of storefront for English Language Learners

  • : the front side of a store

  • : a room or group of rooms in the front part of a store building



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