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Definition of "grocery" []

  • A store selling foodstuffs and various household supplies. (noun)
  • Commodities sold by a grocer. (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 "grocery" in a sentence
  • "More recently Sara Lee has felt pressure from heavy price competition in grocery stores."
  • "Bestsellers in grocery stores and airports and everything else online?"
  • "Oenophiles, on the other hand, likely are torn between cursing newly-proposed taxes on wine and cheering a plan that would allow the sale of wine in grocery stores, a convenience available in many other states that New Yorkers have long coveted."