What is another word for stoep?

Pronunciation: [stˈə͡ʊp] (IPA)

The word "stoep" is uniquely South African and refers to a small raised veranda or porch outside the entrance of a house. While there are no direct synonyms for the word, similar terms used in other parts of the world include porch, veranda, and balcony. In South Africa, the word "stoepie" is often used to refer to a smaller, more informal version of a stoep. In some African languages, the word "lapa" is used to describe an open outdoor area used for social gatherings which might be considered a synonym in function, if not in construction, to the stoep.

Synonyms for Stoep:

What are the hypernyms for Stoep?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Stoep?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for stoep (as nouns)

Usage examples for Stoep

In making my way to a shop which stood about in the middle of the township, and which had a very high stoep, I noticed that the streets were full of game spoors.
"Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer"
W. C. Scully
It was roofed with corrugated iron, and on each side were wings containing apparently bedrooms, opening onto the high stoep, for the doors stood wide open.
"The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley"
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

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