noun, plural storeys. Chiefly British.
noun, plural stories.
a complete horizontal section of a building, having one continuous or practically continuous floor.
the set of rooms on the same floor or level of a building.
any major horizontal architectural division, as of a façade or the wall of a nave.
noun (pl) -reys, -ries
a floor or level of a building
a set of rooms on one level
David (Malcolm). born 1933, British novelist and dramatist. His best-known works include the novels This Sporting Life (1960) and A Serious Man (1998) and the plays In Celebration (1969), Home (1970), and Stages (1992)
noun (pl) -ries
a narration of a chain of events told or written in prose or verse
Also called short story. a piece of fiction, briefer and usually less detailed than a novel
Also called story line. the plot of a book, film, etc
an event that could be the subject of a narrative
a report or statement on a matter or event
the event or material for such a report
(informal) a lie, fib, or untruth
cut a long story short, make a long story short, to leave out details in a narration
(informal) the same old story, the familiar or regular course of events
the story goes, it is commonly said or believed
verb (transitive) -ries, -rying, -ried
to decorate (a pot, wall, etc) with scenes from history or legends
noun (pl) -ries
another spelling (esp US) of storey
adjective 1. having stories or floors (often used in combination): a two-storied house. adjective 1. having a storey or storeys (in combination): a two-storeyed house adjective 1. recorded in history or in a story; fabled 2. decorated with narrative scenes or pictures
- Storey house
noun 1. (in W Africa) a house having more than one storey
adjective 1. another word for historiated, storied (sense 2)