step stool


Definition of step stool

: a stool with one or two steps that often fold away beneath the seat

Examples of step stool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This area is hardest to clean, because reaching in is awkward, but a step stool can help. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 13 June 2022 Storage cubes can triple as seating and step stool, as opposed to a decorative pouf that is simply pretty and comfy. Leanne Italile, Chicago Tribune, 20 July 2022 An elderly man in hunting camouflage sat on a step stool holding two posters depicting fetal remains. Emily Witt, The New Yorker, 13 July 2022 There’s also a sleek black step stool to help organize higher spaces. Amanda Lauren, Forbes, 3 June 2022 RTIC Outdoors makes a 52-quart ultra-light cooler, which can be used as a bench for extra seating, a short tabletop, or a step stool in a pinch. Wendy Altschuler, Forbes, 3 June 2022 How about a step stool for a toddler to reach the sink? Karen Cicero, Good Housekeeping, 19 May 2022 The 3 Step Ladder with folding step stool and steel wide anti-slip pedal and handgrip is 50 percent off and listed for $46.98. Mark Heim |, al, 28 Oct. 2021 The step stool was recalled earlier this week because one of the steps can come loose. Yoni Heisler, BGR, 8 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of step stool

1946, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2022

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“Step stool.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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