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Definition of "stool" []

  • A backless and armless single seat supported on legs or a pedestal. (noun)
  • A low bench or support for the feet or knees in sitting or kneeling, as a footrest. (noun)
  • A toilet seat; a commode. (noun)
  • Fecal matter from a single bowel movement. (noun)
  • Botany A stump or rootstock that produces shoots or suckers. (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.

Use "stool" in a sentence
  • "Designer Ryan Frank sent us his latest creation, the Isabella stool is a totem pole style stacking stool made from straw and wool."
  • "Monitoring for rectal bleeding and/or anemia, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea or change in stool size, shape and/or color (any of these symptoms could warrant additional screening)."
  • "So every man sitting on a bar stool is a fat-assed alcoholic blowhard who spits when he talks?"