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storekeeper

[stawr-kee-per, stohr-] /ˈstɔrˌki pər, ˈstoʊr-/
noun
1.
a person who owns a store.
2.
a person who has charge of or operates a store or stores.
3.
U.S. Navy. a petty officer in charge of a supply office afloat or ashore.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; store + keeper
Related forms
storekeeping, noun
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Examples from the web for storekeeper
  • When you walk into a corner store and you buy a gallon of milk, you hand your money over to the storekeeper and you walk away.
  • The business office provides series of pre-numbered receiving reports weekly to the storekeeper.
British Dictionary definitions for storekeeper

storekeeper

/ˈstɔːˌkiːpə/
noun
1.
a manager, owner, or keeper of a store
Derived Forms
storekeeping, noun
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