[ step-on, -awn ]
/ ˈstɛpˌɒn, -ˌɔn /


made to open by the operation of a pedal, as a can for kitchen garbage.

Origin of step-on

adj. use of verb phrase step on Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for step on

step on

verb (intr, preposition)

to place or press the foot on
informal to behave harshly or contemptuously towards
slang to adulterate drugs
step on it informal to go more quickly, hurry up
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