Definition of strip mall in English:

strip mall


North American
  • A shopping mall located on a busy main road.

    • ‘But once they got there, he kept going, straight down the strip mall to a small grocery store on the end.’
    • ‘This is how my weekend began; my best friend is holding hostages at a cellular phone store in a nearby strip mall.’
    • ‘Officer Brewster observed her using the telephone in a variety store in a strip mall.’
    • ‘There's a new Superstore, a new strip mall, and there's been an eleven-unit addition to a local motel.’
    • ‘I responded by pulling into the huge parking lot of the strip mall that contained the book store.’
    • ‘This nondescript little store, located at the far end of a strip mall, houses a rainforest of beer.’
    • ‘So I bundled the base up in a beach towel and headed for the small strip mall where the store was located.’
    • ‘Oh sure, it's on a busy street in a strip mall, but inside, you can enjoy the city's flakiest croissant and a real French café au lait.’
    • ‘True, we're located in a dilapidated strip mall in a seedy part of town, but people have cars, don't they?’
    • ‘I walked all the way around to the front of the strip mall and into my bakery the customer way.’
    • ‘Baywater cafe was located in a strip mall, the other coolest place I like to chill besides my room.’
    • ‘Six weeks back from the trip, we're ensconced in a corner booth at a brightly lit restaurant in a strip mall in suburban Ellicott City.’
    • ‘I remember when my mom and I pushed a grocery cart from our apartment complex to a local strip mall.’
    • ‘She already has a mini pro shop of sorts set up at the front of the facility, which is located in a strip mall.’
    • ‘They drove to Orchard Lake road in separate cars and met up again in the parking lot of a strip mall, in front of a deli.’
    • ‘You might be interested to know that Off-Season Santa is located in the same strip mall as Fashion Bug, my old employer!’
    • ‘One just wants the old, reliable bar on the corner strip mall.’
    • ‘I opened a 5,000-square-foot store in a strip mall in Chicago in March 1997.’
    • ‘The diner was in the same strip mall as the coffee shop and they had lunch here frequently.’
    • ‘The strongest candidate to emerge was a place in the corner of the strip mall at the corner of Franklin and Chicago.’
    shopping precinct, shopping complex, mall, shopping mall, arcade, shopping arcade, galleria, parade, shopping parade
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strip mall