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Definition of "doorstep" []

  • A step leading to a door. (noun)
  • A step in front of a door (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A thick slice of bread (noun)
  • To canvass (a district) or interview (a member of the public) by or in the course of door-to-door visiting (verb)
  • (of a journalist) to wait outside the house of (someone) to obtain an interview, photograph, etc when he or she emerges (verb)

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Use "doorstep" in a sentence
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  • "Although landing in the City of Light, typing on Karl Lagerfled's literal doorstep is a bit gauche, very American and maybe a bit brash."
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