Definition of stoep in English:


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Pronunciation: /stuːp


South African
  • A veranda in front of a house.
    More 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.


Afrikaans, from Dutch; related to step.

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