Definition of doorstep in English:
A step leading up to the outer door of a house.
- I smiled hesitantly at her and she grinned back as she stepped over the doorstep and into our house.
- I took the long way around, and when I came closer I could see her sitting on the doorsteps to the back door of the house.
- When I take my first step off of the doorstep, I hear the door behind me open and I can feel his eyes on my back.
on one's (or the) doorstep
- Situated very close by: the airport is on my doorstep, so flying is easyMore example sentences
- The centre will be a huge convenience to commercial vehicle owners, who will now be able to access the service right on their doorstep.
- There are probably thousands of people around here who don't even know there's a lido on their doorstep or, like me, assumed it had closed too.
- We are within easy access of the airport and we have catering facilities on our doorstep that we could utilise.
Words that rhyme with doorstepquickstep • sidestep
Definition of doorstep in:
- British & World English dictionary
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