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Definition of "stationer" []

  • One that sells stationery. (noun)
  • Archaic A publisher. (noun)
  • Archaic A bookseller. (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 "stationer" in a sentence
  • "The stationer was a little ashamed, and used to defend himself feebly, and in a mealy voice profess a Kropotkinesque gospel of tolerance."
  • "I just remember that stationery is sold by a stationer, not a stationar."
  • "Stationary also used to mean stationery; both terms derive from the Latin stationarius, stationery arriving indirectly by stationer + - y."