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Definition of "stationery" [sta•tion•er•y]

  • Writing paper and envelopes. (noun)
  • Writing materials and office supplies. (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 "stationery" in a sentence
  • "He'll be ensuring that all Government offices use both sides of scrap paper, for example, which will save 170 million in stationery costs."
  • "I just remember that stationery is sold by a stationer, not a stationar."
  • "The way I began to remember the difference was that I thought of the “e” in stationery as representing “eraser”, which of course is a piece of stationery."