behind closed doors

Definition of behind closed doors

  1. :  in a private room or place :  in private <All of their meetings are held behind closed doors.> <They seemed like the perfect couple, but you never know what goes on behind closed doors.> <The decisions are made behind closed doors.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in the place or situation that is being or has been departed from

    :  in, to, or toward the back

    :  later in time

  1. :  in or to a place or situation in back of or to the rear of

    : used as a function word to indicate something that screens an observer

    :  following in order

  1. :  buttocks

  1. :  not open

    :  enclosed

    :  composed entirely of closed tubes or vessels

doorplay doors
  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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