[ stawr-eed, stohr- ]
/ ˈstɔr id, ˈstoʊr- /


having stories or floors (often used in combination): a two-storied house.
Also especially British, sto·reyed.

Origin of storied

First recorded in 1615–25; story2 + -ed3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for storeyed

  • The extremities of each wing take the shape of square, three storeyed towers, surmounted by cupolas 20 feet high.

    Hertfordshire|Herbert W Tompkins
  • The trophied arches, storeyed halls invade And haunt their slumbers in the pompous shade.

    Essay on Man|Alexander Pope
  • At No. 120 there are two storeyed cellars and in one of them a well.

    Historic Paris|Jetta S. Wolff

British Dictionary definitions for storeyed (1 of 2)


US storied

/ (ˈstɔːrɪd) /


  1. having a storey or storeys
  2. (in combination)a two-storeyed house

British Dictionary definitions for storeyed (2 of 2)


/ (ˈstɔːrɪd) /


recorded in history or in a story; fabled
decorated with narrative scenes or pictures
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for storeyed



late 15c., "ornamented with scenes from history," from past participle of verb form of story (n.1). Meaning "celebrated in history or legend" is from 1725.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper