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Definition of "shopkeeper" [shop•keep•er]

  • One who owns or manages a shop. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "shopkeeper" in a sentence
  • "Later in the day, the shopkeeper is driving home, when he spots the young woman standing waist deep in the water, shotgun in hand."
  • "The shopkeeper is wildly defensive, determined not to “let this happen to him again”."
  • "But then his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village."