Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A device for keeping the barrier between rooms open.

Usage examples (35)
  • I see fuzzynuts the doorstop is here. hold that door fuzzy.
  • Once when I was young and had a 200k word doorstop of a novel.
  • The book on my doorstop is the final copy of the ARC I received in January.
  • So you started out writing a 200K-word doorstop, and abandoned it in favor of brevity. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.