noun, plural sto·reys. Chiefly British.
Definition for storey (2 of 2)
noun, plural sto·ries.
Origin of story2
Examples from the Web for storey
Storey said Wright often returned applications “dripping in red pen.”Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In her book Storey included notes of conversations she had had with Kate about Dickens and Ellen.
Ten Storey Love Songby Richard Milward The story of a struggling artist who is discovered and corrupted, all in one paragraph.
The Leonoff family lived on the third storey of a large block of buildings in the Sergeffskaia.The Autobiography of a Slander|Edna Lyall
A third storey, sometimes circular on plan, completed the tower, which was crowned with a bulbous terminal.
He had on an old artillery uniform, which belonged to the late Colonel Storey.The Cape and the Kaffirs|Harriet Ward
Here they made a desperate stand, fighting hard as they were driven from one storey to another.The Invasion|William Le Queux
There were letters also from Dr. Storey himself, whom the authorities already had in person under lock and key at the Tower.By What Authority?|Robert Hugh Benson
British Dictionary definitions for storey (1 of 4)
noun plural -reys or -ries
Word Origin for storey
British Dictionary definitions for storey (2 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for storey (3 of 4)
noun plural -ries
verb -ries, -rying or -ried (tr)
Word Origin for story
British Dictionary definitions for storey (4 of 4)
noun plural -ries
Idioms and Phrases with storey
In addition to the idiom beginning with story
- story of my life, the
- cock and bull story
- cover story
- fish story
- hard-luck story
- make a long story short
- old story
- same old story
- shaggy dog story
- sob story
- upper story