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[step-on, -awn]
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  1. made to open by the operation of a pedal, as a can for kitchen garbage.
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Origin of step-on

adj. use of verb phrase step on
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Related Words for step on

crush, violate, injure, overwhelm, stomp, squash, hurt, infringe, flatten, encroach, override, trample, exploit, pound, tread, stamp, bruise, grind, tramp, traipse

British Dictionary definitions for step on

step on

verb (intr, preposition)
  1. to place or press the foot on
  2. informal to behave harshly or contemptuously towards
  3. slang to adulterate drugs
  4. step on it informal to go more quickly, hurry up
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