Definition of variety store in US English:

variety store


North American
  • A small store selling a wide range of inexpensive items.

    • ‘She has a coffee shop and a variety store in the base of her building.’
    • ‘Small photo albums can often be found at variety stores for less than $2.’
    • ‘Officer Brewster observed her using the telephone in a variety store in a strip mall.’
    • ‘I popped into a corner variety store in search of more film.’
    • ‘The new Marzena Hair Remover gel is on sale now in supermarkets, pharmacies and variety stores priced from around $7.65.’


variety store

/vəˈrīədē stô(ə)r//vəˈraɪədi stɔ(ə)r/