steek

verb \ ˈstēk \

Definition of steek

chiefly Scotland
: shut, close

Examples of steek in a Sentence

  1. Macleod threatened to steek the door in my face if I ever said a word against the Scots again.

Origin and Etymology of steek

Middle English steken to pierce, fix, enclose; akin to Old English stician to pierce — more at stick

steek Synonyms

Synonyms
make [chiefly dialect], shut, close [chiefly Scottish]
Antonyms
open
Related Words
bar, batten (down), bolt, chain, fasten, latch, lock; plug, seal, stopper; secure; bang, clap, slam
Near Antonyms
unbar, unbolt, unchain, unfasten, unlatch, unlock, unseal


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