storekeeper

play
noun store·keep·er \-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of storekeeper

  1. 1 :  one that has charge of supplies (such as military stores)

  2. 2 :  one that operates a retail store

1618

First Known Use of storekeeper

1618


STOREKEEPER Defined for English Language Learners

storekeeper

play
noun

Definition of storekeeper for English Language Learners

  • : someone who owns or manages a store or shop


STOREKEEPER Defined for Kids

storekeeper

play
noun store·keep·er \ˈstȯr-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of storekeeper for Students

  1. 1 :  an owner or manager of a store or shop

  2. 2 :  a person in charge of supplies (as in a factory)



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up storekeeper? 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

the point at which something begins

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

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!