Definition of storekeeper in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstôrˌkēpər/


1North American A person who owns or runs a store.
Example sentences
  • Ironmongers, specialist tool merchants, and general storekeepers retailed the products of a large and complex toolmaking industry.
  • Both his father and his grandfather were storekeepers whose stock included painting materials.
  • Like so many storekeepers, Thomas feels his watch shop would be a safer place if he had a gun with which to fend off armed robbers.
2A person responsible for stored goods.
Example sentences
  • Industrial workers consist of operatives, maintenance workers, storekeepers, packers, cleaners, basic supervisory staff and apprentices.
  • The army of typists, filing clerks, cashiers, accountants, storekeepers, and drivers had a low level of education, were inefficient, reluctant to take initiative, and imbued with an ethos of red tape and routinism.
  • All junior workers, including cooks, laundry hands, storekeepers, clerks and other non-medical junior staff are involved in the strike.

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Syllabification: store·keep·er

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