Locker meaning

lŏkər
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One that locks.

A locker of windows and doors.

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A small, usually metal compartment that can be locked, especially one at a gymnasium or public place for the safekeeping of clothing and valuables.
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A flat trunk for storage.
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A heavily insulated refrigerated cabinet, compartment, or room for storing frozen foods.
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A person or thing that locks.
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A large compartment, as one rented in a cold-storage plant, for freezing and storing foods at or below 0°F.
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A type of storage compartment with a lock usually used to store clothing, equipment, or books.

The student placed her books in her locker when she arrived at school.

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(rare) One who locks something.

The locker of the trapped chest must be careful, so as not to spring the trap.

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Origin of locker

  • From lock (+ -er) from Old English loc (“fastening, enclosure"), from Proto-Germanic *lukÄ…. Cognate with German Loch, Dutch luik, and Dutch loket.

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