locker

[ lok-er ]
/ ˈlɒk ər /

noun

a chest, drawer, compartment, closet, or the like, that may be locked, especially one at a gymnasium, school, etc. for storage and safekeeping of clothing and valuables.
Nautical. a chest or compartment in which to stow things.
a refrigerated compartment, as in a locker plant, that may be rented for storing frozen foods.
a person or thing that locks.
Digital Technology. music locker.

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Origin of locker

First recorded in 1375–1425, locker is from the late Middle English word loker.See lock1, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for locker

locker
/ (ˈlɒkə) /

noun

  1. a small compartment or drawer that may be locked, as one of several in a gymnasium, etc, for clothes and valuables
  2. (as modifier)a locker room
a person or thing that locks
US and Canadian a refrigerated compartment for keeping frozen foods, esp one rented in an establishment
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Idioms and Phrases with locker

locker

see Davy Jones's locker.

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