Definition of lamppost
: a post supporting a usually outdoor lamp or lantern
Recent Examples of lamppost from the Web
Their bikes, which are equipped with GPS, can be left anywhere though, in future, rider incentives will be given when a bike is left at a rack or biker friendly location like a lamppost.
Faulty lampposts, a light-switch electrical malfunction and a service line were believed to have contributed to those injuries.
The noose was found hanging from a lamppost near the National Gallery of Art, said Sgt.
The fliers were found Thursday on cars and lampposts around Washington.
The late Howard Breen said the screen was attached to a 1935 Chrysler parked in front of the lamppost, which was conveniently located in the middle of Main Street (a Gale Stockwell painting of Main Street and the lamppost hangs in the Smithsonian).
Leashes and pant legs and concrete provide the backdrop, along with brief upward glimpses of blue twilight, lampposts, trees.
The car came to rest with two of its wheels in the air, leaning on a lamppost and steel barriers intended to block vehicles from getting onto the sidewalk.
On a sunny day last week, posters for a 5k Fun Run hung from lampposts.
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Definition of lamppost for English Language Learners
: a post with an outdoor lamp on top
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