Share this entry

stationery Syllabification: sta·tion·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈstāSHəˌnerē/

Definition of stationery in English:


1Writing paper, especially with matching envelopes.
Example sentences
  • It even encourages letter writing with a sampling of stationery and matching envelopes.
  • Think how much could be saved on stationery, envelopes and postage, and maybe even reduce the requirement of the number of couriers.
  • And he can order all the stationery he wants, as long as it's limited to one box.
1.1Writing and other office materials.
Example sentences
  • At Waltons, a office furnishings and stationery company in Beach Road, Woodstock, a parking lot was flooded.
  • Star Office Choice has the most comprehensive range of stationery and office supplies in Lismore and Casino.
  • We're not running most of the replies, because we don't have enough asterisks in the office stationery cupboard to make them safe for work.

Words that rhyme with stationery

deflationary, inflationary, probationary, stationary

Definition of stationery in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day luxe
Pronunciation: lʌks
expensive and of high quality; luxurious