Definition of stepladder in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstepˌladər/


A short folding ladder with flat steps and a small platform.
Example sentences
  • He folds up the small stepladder and tucks it under his arm.
  • Double-sided steps are sturdier than a smaller stepladder and are good for more demanding tasks - such as decorating around door frames.
  • Would the person who took the stepladder yesterday please return it or further steps will be taken.

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Syllabification: step·lad·der

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