Definition of doorstep verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

doorstep

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verb
BrE BrE//ˈdɔːstep//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrstep//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they doorstep
BrE BrE//ˈdɔːstep//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrstep//
 
he / she / it doorsteps
BrE BrE//ˈdɔːsteps//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrsteps//
 
past simple doorstepped
BrE BrE//ˈdɔːstept//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrstept//
 
past participle doorstepped
BrE BrE//ˈdɔːstept//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrstept//
 
-ing form doorstepping
BrE BrE//ˈdɔːstepɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrstepɪŋ//
 
 
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(doorstepping, doorstepped) [transitive, intransitive] doorstep (somebody) (British English) when a journalist doorsteps somebody, he or she goes to the person’s house to try to speak to them, even if they do not want to say anything The producer of the programme was doorstepped by tabloid journalists.

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