Definition of crockery in English:


Line breaks: crock|ery
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒk(ə)ri


[mass noun]
Plates, dishes, cups, and other similar items, especially ones made of earthenware or china.
More example sentences
  • 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.


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

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