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swing door

noun

Definition of swing door

British

  1. :  a door that can be pushed open from either side and that swings shut when it is released



Word by Word Definitions

swingplay
  1. :  to cause to move vigorously through a wide arc or circle

    :  to cause to sway to and fro

    :  to cause to turn on an axis

  1. :  an act or instance of swinging :  swinging movement: as

    :  a stroke or blow delivered with a sweeping arm movement

    :  a sweeping or rhythmic movement of the body or a bodily part

  1. :  of or relating to musical swing

    :  that may swing often decisively either way on an issue or in an election

doorplay
  1. :  a usually swinging or sliding barrier by which an entry is closed and opened

    :  a similar part of a piece of furniture

    :  doorway


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