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[stawr-room, -roo m, stohr-] /ˈstɔrˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈstoʊr-/
a room in which stores are kept.
room or space for storage.
Origin of storeroom
First recorded in 1740-50; store + room
Related forms
substoreroom, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • In spite of her dislike of the man Joan had no hesitation in passing into the storeroom.

    The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
  • He told of its final discovery in the secret box of the storeroom on the Nettie.

    The Harbor of Doubt Frank Williams
  • She had her back to him, and was busily employed in the storeroom.

    "Wee Tim'rous Beasties" Douglas English
  • It was a storeroom for broken chairs and rusty utensils and dried apples.

    The Promised Land Mary Antin
  • No,—the table wasn't set, but in the storeroom there was plenty of food.

  • This storeroom was also a factory, and half a dozen artisans were hard at work in it.

    The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve
  • The room in the rear was divided into workshop and storeroom.

    The Pagan Madonna Harold MacGrath
  • Mind bringing that and the little crane from the storeroom up here?

    The Star Hyacinths James H. Schmitz
  • You know I have a couple of dozen army overcoats in the storeroom.

    A Pirate of Parts Richard Neville
  • Then I said to the men with me: 'Raid the steward's storeroom and fill your pockets with what you can find.

    The Grain Ship Morgan Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for storeroom


/ˈstɔːˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
a room in which things are stored
room for storing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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