1

storefront

noun store·front \ ˈstȯr-ˌfrənt \
Updated on: 21 Jan 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.

Recent Examples of storefront from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'storefront.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of storefront

1850


2

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


STOREFRONT Defined for English Language Learners

storefront

noun

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



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up storefront? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to lessen the seriousness or strength of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's That From? A Word Origin Quiz

  • turris-babel-by-athanasius-kircher
  • What language gave the word robot to English?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!