Definition of "storekeeper" [store•keep•er]

  • One who keeps a retail store or shop; a shopkeeper. (noun)
  • One who is in charge of receiving or distributing stores or supplies, such as military or naval supplies. (noun)

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Use "storekeeper" in a sentence
  • "In The Victim, the Jewish son of an anti-gentile and ghetto-mentality storekeeper is being given a hard time by an insecure and alcoholic WASP."
  • "These fruits have been marketed by the farmers of California through their own marketing agency and are sold directly to your storekeeper from the farmers 'co-operative exchange belonging to and operated by the fruit growers of California."
  • "Blaauwildebeestefontein was very clear to me: the storekeeper was a sot."