1. the sill of a door; a horizontal piece of wood or stone that forms the bottom of a doorway and offers support when passing through a doorway
Definition categories: man–made, sill
Sentences with doorstep as a noun:
- On one's doorstep.
- They want to build the prison right on our doorstep; it will only be half a mile away and being that close scares me.
- 2003, Diana Wynne Jones, The Merlin Conspiracy", P 241 ISBN 0-06-052318-2"I cut myself a doorstep of bread with masses of butter and went along to see Romanov while I was eating it."
1. (transitive, journalism) To corner somebody for an unexpected interview.