Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A step leading to a door.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The step of a door; the threshold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The stone or plank forming a step before an outer door.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Step of a door. The threshold of a doorway.
  • noun figuratively One's immediate neighbourhood or locality.
  • noun A big slice of bread.
  • verb transitive To corner somebody for an unexpected interview.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway

Etymologies

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door + step

Examples

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  • In (ice) hockey, a particular location on the ice.

    "Chris Kunitz buried a rebound from the doorstep" - Vancouver Sun, 1-10-08

    January 11, 2008