storeroom

noun

store·​room ˈstȯr-ˌrüm How to pronounce storeroom (audio)
-ˌru̇m
1
: a room or space for the storing of goods or supplies
2

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But where the tech gets really exciting is in the Auto Book Store, a subterranean storeroom for the 400,000 titles that don't appear on the library's shelves. Nicola Chilton, CNN, 21 Oct. 2022 The cardboard cable message was recently discovered among a trove of Hemingway papers salvaged from a storeroom at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla., after Hemingway's death in 1961. Bill Bowden, Arkansas Online, 2 Oct. 2022 The corn cave, which is no taller or roomier than a modest corner office, likely served as a storeroom or shelter for nomadic peoples, who left behind bones and plant detritus as far back as 10,000 years ago. Sarah Laskow, The Atlantic, 1 Oct. 2022 Inspired by her first glimpse of the wealth of textile remnants in the museum's storeroom, Hayeur Smith eventually decided to uncover the lives of the ordinary women who stood weaving at their looms. Francine Russo, Scientific American, 18 Sep. 2022 This past Tuesday, the Washington Post revealed that Trump apparently left office with classified information about another country’s nuclear secrets and kept it at his Mar-a-Lago country club in an unsecured storeroom. Susan B. Glasser, The New Yorker, 9 Sep. 2022 After putting more than $3 million into the parcel, the lot today comprises a four-bedroom home and a chapel that was a former beach storeroom. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 6 Sep. 2022 Exposing the storeroom revealed a wooden closet, its backboard still intact but the shelves caved in. Frances D'emilio, USA TODAY, 7 Aug. 2022 Exposing the storeroom revealed a wooden closet, its backboard still intact, but the shelves caved in. Sarah Rumpf, Fox News, 6 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

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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Cite this Entry

“Storeroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/storeroom. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

storeroom

noun

store·​room -ˌrüm How to pronounce storeroom (audio)
-ˌru̇m
: a room for the storing of goods or supplies

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