What does doorstep mean?

doorstep meaning in General Dictionary

The rock or plank creating a step before an outer home

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  • the sill of a door; a horizontal little bit of timber or rock that forms the base of an entrance while offering support whenever driving through a doorway
  • The rock or plank forming a step before an outer home.

doorstep meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1810, from home + action (n.).


doorstep meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The stone or plank forming one step before an outer door.


Sentence Examples with the word doorstep

He stood on the doorstep and looked back into the house.

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