stepladder

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noun step·lad·der \ˈstep-ˌla-dər\

Definition of stepladder

  1. :  a ladder that has broad flat steps and two pairs of legs connected by a hinge at the top and that opens at the bottom to become freestanding

1751

First Known Use of stepladder

1751


STEPLADDER Defined for English Language Learners

stepladder

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noun step·lad·der \ˈstep-ˌla-dər\

Definition of stepladder for English Language Learners

  • : a ladder that has wide, flat steps and two pairs of legs which are connected at the top and that opens at the bottom so that it can stand without being attached to or supported by something else


STEPLADDER Defined for Kids

stepladder

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noun step·lad·der \ˈstep-ˌla-dər\

Definition of stepladder for Students

  1. :  a light freestanding ladder with broad flat steps and a hinged frame


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