Definition of in or out of stock in English:

in (or out of) stock

(Of goods) available (or unavailable) for immediate sale in a shop: we can order the book if we don’t have it in stock
More example sentences
  • Site visitors can also check inventory in real time, so they know immediately whether a product is available or out of stock.
  • On average, the 20 Sainsbury shops had three items out of stock - more than double the industry average.
  • You can substitute a goat for the camel should dromederies be out of stock at your local shopping emporium.
Synonyms
See parent entry: stock

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunty
Pronunciation: ˈdʒɔːnti
adjective
having a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner...