Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: steeple
IPA transcription: [st'ip…ôl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: steeple, spire
    Meaning: a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
Usage examples
  • Morning, dismal and wet, at length dawned and discovered to my sleepless and aching eyes the church of Ingolstadt, its white steeple and clock, which indicated the sixth hour.
  • Finally in a height of frenzy he climbed the steeple of the Parish Church and tore down the cross, waving it in the air, and uttering wild soliloquies up there under the stars.
  • As she left the house eight o'clock chimed from the steeple of a near church, and Mrs. Kebby, clinking her newly-received wages in her pocket, hurried out of the square to do her Christmas marketing.