lamppost

noun lamp·post \ ˈlam(p)-ˌpōst \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of lamppost

: a post supporting a usually outdoor lamp or lantern

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First Known Use of lamppost

1790


LAMPPOST Defined for English Language Learners

lamppost

noun

Definition of lamppost for English Language Learners

  • : a post with an outdoor lamp on top


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