on/at the threshold

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on/at the threshold

:at the beginning of something or very close to something (such as a new condition, an important discovery, etc.) usually + of
  • young people on the threshold of adulthood

Word by Word Definitions

threshold play
  1. : the plank, stone, or piece of timber that lies under a door : sill

  2. : gate, door

  3. : end, boundary


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