Definition of gatepost in English:

gatepost

Syllabification: gate·post
Pronunciation: /ˈɡātˌpōst
 
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noun

A post on which a gate is hinged, or against which it shuts.
More example sentences
  • Like crowning jewels, these ceramic finials for deck railing, fence posts, or gateposts add sculptural details and rich color to an outdoor setting.
  • They are also seeking a green light on an application to build new boundary walls, garden walls, entrance gates and gateposts at The Manor House they bought for £3 million two years ago.
  • About five seconds too late, Jill slammed the gate shut, with my finger stuck between gate and gatepost.

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