doorbell


door·bell

noun \ˈdr-ˌbel\

: a bell inside a house or building that is rung usually by pushing a button beside an outside door

Full Definition of DOORBELL

:  a bell or set of chimes to be rung usually by a push button at an outer door

Examples of DOORBELL

  1. We rang the doorbell until someone came to let us in.

First Known Use of DOORBELL

1807

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