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windowsill

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noun win·dow·sill \-ˌsil\

Simple Definition of windowsill

  • : a narrow shelf that is attached to the bottom of a window

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of windowsill

  1. :  the horizontal member at the bottom of a window opening


WINDOWSILL Defined for Kids

windowsill

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noun win·dow·sill \ˈwin-dō-ˌsil\

Definition of windowsill for Students

  1. :  sill 1




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