step stool
noun Date: 1946 a stool with one or two steps that often fold away beneath the seat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • step|stool — «STEHP STOOL», noun. a stool with several steps that often may be folded and hidden under the seat, used both as a stool and as a small stepladder …   Useful english dictionary

  • step stool — noun a stool that has one or two steps that fold under the seat • Hypernyms: ↑stool * * * noun : a stool with one or two steps that often fold away beneath the seat use a kitchen step stool to reach things on the higher shelves * * * noun, pl ⋯… …   Useful english dictionary

  • step stool — noun A stool that has one or more steps that fold away underneath the seat when not in use …   Wiktionary

  • stool — n. a cucking, ducking; step stool * * * [stuːl] ducking step stool a cucking …   Combinatory dictionary

  • step — Synonyms and related words: abdicate, accelerate, accomplished fact, accomplishment, according to, ace, achievement, act, acta, action, activity, ad hoc measure, adventure, amble, ambulate, amount, ankle, answer, appraise, appreciate, approach,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stool — stoollike, adj. /stoohl/, n. 1. a single seat on legs or a pedestal and without arms or a back. 2. a short, low support on which to stand, step, kneel, or rest the feet while sitting. 3. Hort. the stump, base, or root of a plant from which… …   Universalium

  • stool — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ high, tall ▪ small ▪ three legged ▪ swivel ▪ step (esp. AmE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • stool — [[t]stul[/t]] n. 1) fur a simple armless and usu. backless seat on legs or a pedestal 2) fur a short, low support on which to step, kneel, or rest the feet while sitting 3) bot a) a stump, base, or root of a plant that produces new stems or… …   From formal English to slang

  • stepstool — /step stoohl /, n. a low set of hinged steps, often folding into or under a stool, used typically in a kitchen for reaching high shelves. [1945 50; STEP + STOOL] * * * …   Universalium

  • stepstool — /step stoohl /, n. a low set of hinged steps, often folding into or under a stool, used typically in a kitchen for reaching high shelves. [1945 50; STEP + STOOL] …   Useful english dictionary

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