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lamppost

Syllabification: lamp·post
Pronunciation: /ˈlam(p)pōst
 
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Definition of lamppost in English:

noun

A tall pole with a light at the top; a street light.
Example sentences
  • The only light that was coming into the room was from the outside lamp post in the parking lot.
  • The Range Rover, totally off course, went straight into a lamp post.
  • The vehicle hit a lamp post next to the concrete median barrier adjacent to the fast lane.

Phrases

between you, me, and the lamppost (or the bedpost or the wall)

1
informal In strict confidence.
Example sentences
  • We're tickled of course, but between you and me and the bedpost, we think our best is yet to come.
  • Just between you and me and the wall, I think a major error was made in their film archetype-ology.
  • So, as I said earlier, let's keep it between you and me and the gatepost.

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