Definition of doorstep
: a step before an outer door
on one's doorstep
: close at hand; especially : too close to be overlooked
Examples of doorstep in a sentence
We sat on the doorstep.
The police were at my doorstep.
First Known Use of doorstep
DOORSTEP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doorstep for English Language Learners
: a step or series of steps leading up to one of the doors that is used to enter or leave a building
DOORSTEP Defined for Kids
Definition of doorstep for Students
: a step or a series of steps in front of an outside door
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