Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: steeper
IPA transcription: [st'ipɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: steeper
    Meaning: a vessel (usually a pot or vat) used for steeping
Usage examples
  • The sides of the channel grew steeper, until at last they became rocky precipices, rising to an unknown height.
  • The path became steeper and more rugged every moment; and the high hill air, instead of refreshing him, seemed to throw his blood into a fever.
  • The way was growing more and more arduous, the ascent steeper and steeper; the loose fragments of rock trembled beneath us, and the utmost care was needed to avoid dangerous falls.
  • This is the clue which has guided our devious steps through the maze, and brought us out at last on higher ground, whence, resting a little by the way, we can look back over the path we have already traversed and forward to the longer and steeper road we have still to climb.