American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Writing paper and envelopes.
- n. Writing materials and office supplies.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The articles usually sold by stationers; the various materials employed in writing, such as paper, pens, pencils, and ink.
- Relating to writing, or consisting of writing-materials: as, stationery goods.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The articles usually sold by stationers, as paper, pens, ink, quills, blank books, etc.
- adj. Belonging to, or sold by, a stationer.
- n. paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes
- stationer + -y (Wiktionary)
“He'll be ensuring that all Government offices use both sides of scrap paper, for example, which will save 170 million in stationery costs.”
“I just remember that stationery is sold by a stationer, not a stationar.”
“The way I began to remember the difference was that I thought of the “e” in stationery as representing “eraser”, which of course is a piece of stationery.”
“Between May and October, FBI agents prepared "blind" memoranda (typed on plain stationery, with no identifying letterhead or names of sender or recipient) on forty "unfriendly" witnesses under consideration; when these blind memoranda proved inadequate, Hoover relented and ordered Hood to share the photostats of twenty-five membership cards obtained through the FBI break-ins at Party headquarters. 15”
“Before i tell them for the umpteenth time i don't know where the stationery is now.”
“The best stationery is the stuff you write on and mail, don’t you agree?”
“If there’s nobody prescribing, the stationery is standard-issue. one friend there began collecting them to someday sell them on eBay as collectibles; not sure of the market for that, but more power to her.”
“Intel., arranged for the theft of letterhead stationery from the Nigerien Embassy in Rome, that later appeared in W’s SoU speech.”
“That’s not very P.C. Gay stationery is the preferred term.”
“The stationery was the same pale blue of the letter Marie Lasourde had brought to Vincent.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘stationery’.
Similar words meaning different things
Thanks to everyone who added to this list. (I moved it to a new URL, so all the words added on the first day are credited to me—sorry about that.)
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includes words of the "Prodcom list"
My big word list.
Hecko, words! I’m so happy I’ve found you. I want to keep you all and never want to lose you again. I hope you like it here.
Confusing, unclear, hard to spell, or just diagnostic of personal problems.
Words to do with hotels, inns, resorts, guesthouses ... broad in scope :-)
These words I have mispronounced/misspelled badly enough to make me terribly embarrassed or annoyed. Therefore, this list is my sorrow and my shame.
the words which are confused with different spellings
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