- 1A fixed or heavy object that keeps a door open or stops it from banging against a wall.More example sentences
- The space was breathtaking, but the echo of the door slamming into the doorstop was deafening in the silence.
- I'm tired of using a doorstop to keep it propped open.
- Often people like to keep souvenirs such as this and it is not uncommon for them to be used as doorstops or points of interest in the home.
- 1.1A heavy or bulky object (used especially in reference to a thick book): his sixth novel is a thumping 400-page doorstopMore example sentences
- Both books are doorstoppers, and that's been a new trend in recent years.
- The girl with the unicorn horn and the glasses was sitting up in bed, reading a doorstopper of a book.
- This doorstop of a book chronicles how - through invasions, revolutions and coups - the arts have flourished in the city and details its entente cordiale between art and politics from the Gothic to de Gaulle.
More definitions of doorstopDefinition of doorstop in:
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