doorjamb

noun door·jamb \ ˈdȯr-ˌjam \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of doorjamb

: an upright piece forming the side of a door opening

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First Known Use of doorjamb

1727


DOORJAMB Defined for English Language Learners

doorjamb

noun

Definition of doorjamb for English Language Learners

  • : an upright piece that forms the side of a door's frame


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