Definition of sari-sari store in US English:

sari-sari store

(also sari sari store, sarisari store)

noun

Philippine English
  • A small neighbourhood store selling a variety of goods.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in North Adams (Massachusetts) Evening Transcript. From Tagalog sari-sari diverse (reduplication of sari variety) + store.

Pronunciation

sari-sari store

/ˌsarɪˈsari stɔː/