store·​keep·​er | \ ˈstȯr-ˌkē-pər How to pronounce storekeeper (audio) \

Definition of storekeeper

1 : one that has charge of supplies (such as military stores)
2 : one that operates a retail store

Examples of storekeeper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The actress and singer plays a Doan's Crossing storekeeper named Carolyn, who helps Hill's character Margaret relax with some whiskey punch. Dory Jackson,, 28 Jan. 2022 On January 5, Variety exclusively reported that Rita is guest starring in an upcoming episode of the Paramount+ show as a storekeeper named Carolyn. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 16 Jan. 2022 Variety reports that Wilson's role will be a woman named Carolyn, a storekeeper at Doan's Crossing. Marianne Garvey, CNN, 11 Jan. 2022 Having police misinterpret behaviors that are partially shaped by a disability –– after a storekeeper, neighbor, or even family member gets nervous and calls the police –– may be a more rare occurrence than being ignored or denied a job opportunity. Andrew Pulrang, Forbes, 14 June 2021 The result is that a host of jobs, including storekeeper and field engineer, that seemed out of reach of remote work are likely to be firmly in the remote-work orbit within the next 10 years. Christopher Mims, WSJ, 22 Oct. 2020 Latasha Harlins was killed by a Korean storekeeper. Washington Post, 23 Sep. 2020 In the communal parlance of Laguna Honda, LeBoeuf is a storekeeper. Jason Fagone,, 6 Apr. 2020 Hanna is an only child, and Ben Edmunds is a storekeeper, with more money than the Ingalls family can raise in three books combined. Nalini Jones, New York Times, 6 Mar. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of storekeeper

1618, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Storekeeper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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store·​keep·​er | \ ˈstȯr-ˌkē-pər How to pronounce storekeeper (audio) \

Kids Definition of storekeeper

1 : an owner or manager of a store or shop
2 : a person in charge of supplies (as in a factory)

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