Meaning of “stepladder” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"stepladder" in British English

See all translations

stepladdernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstepˌlæd.ər/ us /ˈstepˌlæd.ɚ/ UK also steps

a piece of equipment with steps for climbing up and down that can stand on its own or be folded for carrying:

I can't reach the top shelf unless I use a stepladder.

(Definition of “stepladder” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stepladder" in American English

See all translations

stepladdernoun [ C ]

us /ˈstepˌlæd·ər/

a piece of equipment for climbing up and down that can stand on its own or be folded for storage

(Definition of “stepladder” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!