windowsill

noun win·dow·sill \ ˈwin-dō-ˌsil , -də- \
Updated on: 29 Dec 2017

Definition of windowsill

: the horizontal member at the bottom of a window opening

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First Known Use of windowsill

1703

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WINDOWSILL Defined for English Language Learners

windowsill

noun

Definition of windowsill for English Language Learners

  • : a narrow shelf that is attached to the bottom of a window


WINDOWSILL Defined for Kids

windowsill

noun win·dow·sill \ ˈwin-dō-ˌsil \

Definition of windowsill for Students

: sill 1

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