[ stok-room, -room ]
See synonyms for stockroom on
  1. 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

Words Nearby stockroom Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stockroom in a sentence

  • It was unfortunate, of course, that no orders reached the stockroom until ten o'clock.

    The Knack of Managing | Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
  • 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


/ (ˈstɒkˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

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

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