doorpostnoun [ C ]uk /ˈdɔː.pəʊst/ us /ˈdɔːr.poʊst/ mainly UK US usually doorjamb
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- As he did so his eye casually fell on the handsome girl by the doorpost, who was looking at him.
- He leaned against the doorpost and wiped his forehead.
- It struck the doorpost, narrowly missing her shoulder.
- Leaning against the doorpost, he at first chuckled and then roared.
- She reeled slightly and caught the doorpost for support.