Definition of gatepost noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡeɪtpəʊst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡeɪtpoʊst//
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  • a post to which a gate is attached or against which it is closed
  • Idioms
    between you, me and the gatepost
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    (British English, informal) used to show that what you are going to say next is a secret
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gatepost