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


having stories or floors (often used in combination): a two-storied house.


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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. 2020

Example sentences 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
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