storied

1
[ stawr-eed, stohr- ]
/ ˈstɔr id, ˈstoʊr- /

adjective

recorded or celebrated in history or story: the storied cities of ancient Greece.
ornamented with designs representing historical, legendary, or similar subjects.

Origin of storied

1
First recorded in 1475–85; story1 + -ed3

Definition for storied (2 of 3)

storied

2
[ stawr-eed, stohr- ]
/ ˈstɔr id, ˈstoʊr- /

adjective

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

Also especially British, sto·reyed.

Origin of storied

2
First recorded in 1615–25; story2 + -ed3

Definition for storied (3 of 3)

story

1
[ stawr-ee, stohr-ee ]
/ ˈstɔr i, ˈstoʊr i /

noun, plural sto·ries.


verb (used with object), sto·ried, sto·ry·ing.

to ornament with pictured scenes, as from history or legend.
Obsolete. to tell the history or story of.

Origin of story

1
1175–1225; Middle English storie < Anglo-French estorie < Latin historia history

Related forms

sto·ry·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for storied (1 of 3)

storied

/ (ˈstɔːrɪd) /

adjective

recorded in history or in a story; fabled
decorated with narrative scenes or pictures

British Dictionary definitions for storied (2 of 3)

story

1
/ (ˈstɔːrɪ) /

noun plural -ries


verb -ries, -rying or -ried (tr)

to decorate (a pot, wall, etc) with scenes from history or legends

Word Origin for story

C13: from Anglo-French estorie, from Latin historia; see history

British Dictionary definitions for storied (3 of 3)

story

2
/ (ˈstɔːrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

another spelling (esp US) of storey

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Idioms and Phrases with storied

story

In addition to the idiom beginning with story

  • story of my life, the

also see:

  • 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

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