a window into/on

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a window into/on

: something that makes it possible to see or understand something clearly
  • This knowledge opens a window into your opponent's mind.
  • The book gives the reader a window on war.

Word by Word Definitions

window play
  1. : an opening especially in the wall of a building for admission of light and air that is usually closed by casements or sashes containing transparent material (such as glass) and capable of being opened and shut

  2. : windowpane

  3. : a space behind a window of a retail store containing displayed merchandise


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