storekeeper

[ stawr-kee-per, stohr- ]
/ ˈstɔrˌki pər, ˈstoʊr- /

noun

a person who owns a store.
a person who has charge of or operates a store or stores.
U.S. Navy. a petty officer in charge of a supply office afloat or ashore.

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Origin of storekeeper

First recorded in 1610–20; store + keeper

OTHER WORDS FROM storekeeper

store·keep·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for storekeeper

storekeeper
/ (ˈstɔːˌkiːpə) /

noun

a manager, owner, or keeper of a store

Derived forms of storekeeper

storekeeping, noun
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