/ (stʊp) /

  1. Southern African a veranda

Origin of stoep

Afrikaans from Dutch

Words Nearby stoep

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How to use stoep in a sentence

  • To our left, Vesuvius, with its three peaks, was smoking away as peacefully as a Hollander on his hooge stoep.

    Italian Days and Ways | Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
  • We had risen from table and I had gone out on to the stoep, “to see if the storm was passing off,” as I put it carelessly.

    A Frontier Mystery | Bertram Mitford
  • Reining in I strained my eyes upon it, but it showed no sign of life—no flutter of light dresses about the stoep or garden.

    A Frontier Mystery | Bertram Mitford
  • The family had just gone to bed, and Kendrew and I were sitting out on the stoep smoking a last pipe.

    A Frontier Mystery | Bertram Mitford
  • As they swung back the wooden gate which opened into the garden, the owner came out onto the stoep.

    The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley | Bertram Mitford