Definition of stoep in English:

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stoep

Pronunciation: /stuːp/

noun

South African
A veranda in front of a house.
Example sentences
  • A unique feature are the pillars on the front stoep: they are upside down cannon barrels, painted white.
  • In South Africa a stoep is a raised veranda on which you sit and watch the world go by.
  • Supported by timber trusses and arboreal columns, the restaurant's great monopitch roof recalls the traditional African stoep or veranda.

Origin

Afrikaans, from Dutch; related to step.

Words that rhyme with stoep

bloop, cock-a-hoop, coop, croup, droop, drupe, dupe, goop, group, Guadeloupe, hoop, loop, poop, recoup, roup, scoop, sloop, snoop, soup, stoop, stoup, stupe, swoop, troop, troupe, whoop
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