door·​plate ˈdȯr-ˌplāt How to pronounce doorplate (audio)
: a nameplate on a door

Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of doorplate was in 1822

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Cite this Entry

“Doorplate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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