Definition of stepladder in English:


Line breaks: step|lad¦der
Pronunciation: /ˈstɛpladə


  • A short folding ladder with flat steps and a small platform.
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    • 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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