Definition of storeroom in US English:



  • A room in which items are stored.

    • ‘They poured water in for hours; it's been flooding all the basements, the factories, breeding-pits, storerooms, armouries, dungeons, playrooms, everything!’
    • ‘The house has two reception rooms, a kitchen, utility, various storerooms, eight bedrooms and two bathrooms.’
    • ‘Accommodation in the 108 square metre property is two reception rooms, a kitchen, bathroom, various storerooms and a garage.’
    • ‘It was also said that the work of investigators was being hampered by a refusal by museum staff to provide inventories, to reveal the location of safe depositories, and to open storerooms.’
    • ‘The building is within five minutes walk of the town centre and features three storerooms and a cold room.’
    • ‘It has transformed the cellar from dimly lit and little used storerooms into a welcoming and comfortable haven in which to enjoy a drink and a chat with friends.’
    • ‘He stepped into the storeroom, a small room with bare walls, and shelves lining them.’
    • ‘The library will feature a reading room, communications room, office and a storeroom.’
    • ‘In his practical inventory of farm assets, Palladio simply lists gardens together with granaries, storerooms, fishponds and dovecotes.’
    • ‘It opened after three months of hard work that transformed the dimly-lit cellar and storerooms into a club that already has 200 members.’
    • ‘Their accounts varied on the fire's location, with some saying it was in a storeroom or the engine room.’
    • ‘The bunkers are reinforced concrete and inside are operations and planning rooms, storerooms, bathrooms and living areas.’
    • ‘Teachers at the school are forced to use spare rooms and storerooms as classrooms and face great difficulties working with special needs students.’
    • ‘As well as glittering garments, visitors will also be able to bid for dusty items from the estate's cellars and storerooms as well as textiles from other estates, including Womersley Hall in Doncaster.’
    • ‘The school's computer suite, special education needs room, library, administration office, storerooms and some classrooms have all been flooded and repairs to the roof have been estimated at £80,000.’
    • ‘There is a storeroom and a utility room plumbed for a washing machine and equipped with a Georgian laundry sink.’
    • ‘Warehouses and storerooms were still filled with confiscated Russian-made objects from Romanov palaces.’
    • ‘He planned to occupy only a small room at the rear which was originally used as a storeroom.’
    • ‘At first floor level are three bedrooms and a bathroom, and on the second floor another bedroom and two attic storerooms.’
    • ‘There are pantries and dressing rooms and storerooms.’
    storehouse, warehouse, repository, depository, entrepôt
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