Definition of crockery in English:


Syllabification: crock·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈkräkərē


  • Plates, dishes, cups, and other similar items, especially ones made of earthenware or china.
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    • She was quite overcome by it all, real bone china crockery, real silver wear.
    • They had grabbed ten miniature Crown Derby items of crockery and nine Lladro pottery figures.
    • The youth group is collecting cracked and unwanted crockery for their china smashing stall, and a box for donations is in the church.
    dishes, china, tableware; plates, bowls, cups, saucers; chiefly Brit crocks


early 18th century: from obsolete crocker 'potter', from crock1.

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