store·​room | \ ˈstȯr-ˌrüm How to pronounce storeroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of storeroom

1 : a room or space for the storing of goods or supplies

Examples of storeroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first storeroom is decorated with scenes from the Book of Gates, while a twin annex directly opposite shows scenes from the Book of the Heavenly Cow, which recounts how the goddess Nut ascended to create the celestial vault. National Geographic, "This pharaoh's painted tomb was missing its mummy," 25 June 2020 Danny works as a house cleaner and sleeps in the storeroom of a bullying shopkeeper. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, "Audiobooks: Three great audiobooks for your daily walk," 28 Aug. 2020 Bryant drew the harsh sentence after he was convicted of theft in 1997 for stealing the hedge clippers from a storeroom in a carport at a home in Shreveport. CBS News, "Black man serving life sentence for stealing hedge clippers getting shot at freedom," 14 Aug. 2020 At the rear of the complex is another undecorated storeroom. National Geographic, "This pharaoh's painted tomb was missing its mummy," 25 June 2020 Generally, the middle of May would find The Shoe Tree packed with families, and the storeroom overflowing with some 400 pairs of shoes. Hillary Chura, The Christian Science Monitor, "An impossible comeback? The small New York shops trying to survive.," 18 May 2020 The waffle irons sit idle in his storeroom, the frozen sausage taking up space in a freezer. Anchorage Daily News, "Watching his Anchorage cafe crumble under the weight of the coronavirus crisis, one quiet day at a time," 7 Apr. 2020 Johnson refused a face-to-face interview with BBC interviewer Andrew Neil during the campaign and opponents even accused him of ducking into a refrigerated milk storeroom to avoid another interview. Washington Post, "Key takeaways from Boris Johnson’s sweeping election victory," 13 Dec. 2019 The attack reportedly took place around 5 a.m. and damaged two storerooms aboard the oil tanker Sabiti, state media reported. Nasser Karimi And Jon Gambrell, USA TODAY, "Iran says an oil tanker was struck by missiles off the coast of Saudi Arabia," 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of storeroom

1685, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of storeroom was in 1685

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“Storeroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of storeroom

: a room or space where things are stored


store·​room | \ ˈstȯr-ˌrüm How to pronounce storeroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Kids Definition of storeroom

: a room for keeping things for future use

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