Definition of stationer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsteɪʃənə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsteɪʃənər//
    (especially British English) Types of stores
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  1. 1 a person who owns or manages a shop selling stationery
  2. 2 stationer’s (pl. stationers) a shop that sells stationery Is there a stationer's near here? More Like This Shops, etc. with apostrophes baker’s, barber’s, butcher’s, chemist’s, dentist’s, doctor’s, fishmonger’s, florist’s, greengrocer’s, grocer’s, hairdresser’s, ironmonger’s, jeweller’s, newsagent’s, optician’s, stationer’s, tobacconist’s, travel agent’sSee worksheet. See related entries: Types of stores
  3. Word OriginMiddle English (in the sense ‘bookseller’): from medieval Latin stationarius ‘tradesman (at a fixed location, i.e. not travelling)’. Compare with stationary.