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Dictionary entry overview: What does steeple mean?
• STEEPLE (noun)
The noun STEEPLE has 1 sense:
1. a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
Familiarity information: STEEPLE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
Nouns denoting man-made objects
Hypernyms ("steeple" is a kind of...):
tower (a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "steeple"):
pinnacle ((architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress of tower)
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