Definition of groceteria in English:

groceteria

noun

US
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  • A self-serve grocery store.

    • ‘If I'm here for a little longer the stunning Montmorency cherries will appear, stoned, in huge buckets in the humblest groceterias.’
    • ‘Small groceterias and traditional stores are namely the main shopping places in Pardubice and Czech Highlands region.’
    • ‘Afterward, we enjoy a special lunch and wine tasting at Peck - one of the finest gourmet groceterias in the world.’
    • ‘There are two groceterias with a large offer of food and articles the campers need.’
    • ‘At the top of Glen, we turn west and steal into a very upscale enclave that includes several banks, a dry cleaner and Summerhill Market, the pricey gourmet groceteria where he has been doing takeout for some 20 months.’

Pronunciation:

groceteria

/ˌɡrōsəˈtirēə/