1. doorstep

noun. ['ˈdɔrˌstɛp'] 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.


  • door
  • room access
  • doorway
  • sill
  • threshold


  • end

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Words that Rhyme with Doorstep

  • footstep
  • lockstep
  • menatep
  • nextstep
  • nextstep
  • overstep
  • sidestep

Example sentences of the word doorstep

1. Noun, singular or mass
There was a time when dairy products were delivered to your doorstep and left in a milk box.

Quotes containing the word doorstep

1. The artist's world is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep.
- Paul Strand

2. We read the Golden Rule and judge it to be a brilliant distillation of many of our ethical impulses. And then we come across another of God’s teachings on morality: if a man discovers on his wedding night that his bride is not a virgin, he must stone her to death on her father’s doorstep (Deuteronomy 22:13-21).
- Sam Harris

3. The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
- Benjamin Franklin