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doorsill Syllabification: door·sill
Pronunciation: /ˈdôrsil/

Definition of doorsill in English:


The sill or threshold of a doorway.
Example sentences
  • Its interior reveals high performance sport seats, alloy pedals, leather shift knob, instrument cluster, three-spoke leather steering wheel, doorsills and floor mats.
  • Avoid stepping on doorsills when entering someone's residence.
  • The air scoops in front of the rear wheel arches are bigger and the doorsills are more substantial.

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