[stok-room, -roo m]


a room in which a stock of materials or goods is kept for use or sale.

Origin of stockroom

First recorded in 1815–25; stock + room Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for stockroom

Contemporary Examples of stockroom

Historical Examples of stockroom

  • "Go down to the stockroom and tell the skip-man, one more coke," said McLanahan.


    Charles Rumford Walker

  • Words such as “Bushel girls on pants” or “Stockroom assistants” had signified nothing to her.

    The Peace of Roaring River

    George van Schaick

  • Entering the Star building, Penny went directly to the stockroom, wandering about until she found Mr. Curry, the foreman.

    The Secret Pact

    Mildred A. Wirt

  • “This looks very much like one of the parts that has been disappearing from the stockroom,” she said, her voice icy.

  • It proved resistant to every one of the antibiotics and antiviral agents in the Lancet's stockroom.

    Star Surgeon

    Alan Nourse

British Dictionary definitions for stockroom



a room in which a stock of goods is kept, as in a shop or factory
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