from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A store where prescriptions are filled and drugs and other articles are sold; a pharmacy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pharmacy; a retail store, the main product of which is medications (usually both prescription and non-prescription), along with first aid and other similar products.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
That Turner was discovered at a drugstore is a myth.
Maybe the other line at the drugstore is moving even more slowly, etc.
LEWIS: Yes, I called a drugstore and put them in shock.
To judge from what one reads in drugstore fiction and in the columns of Mr. Drew Pearson such people lead very exciting lives, being given secret information by presidents and ambassadors, hiding under the beds of Senators, and being perpetually consulted and informed about the news behind the news.
Funny, it was all right a few minutes ago when I called the drugstore, maybe that last lightning bolt hit a transformer, or the line may be down. "
When I was growing up, part of the exhilaration of visiting a drugstore was the sheer volume and variety of stuff, the sense of empowerment a kid felt knowing just how far one's allowance would go.
And actually, visiting a supermarket or a drugstore is a great way to get familiar with a place, and as well an excellent low-stress activity on a day that you're fighting jet lag.
Unfortunately, this cannot be compared to no-name drugstore brands comparing their active ingredients to more expensive brand-name alternatives.
Take a look at the label, call your drugstore or supermarket.
But a drugstore was a different thing from a saloon.