Definition of doorway
1 : the opening that a door closes; especially : an entrance into a building or room
2 : door 3
Examples of doorway in a Sentence
Please don't block the doorway.
She stepped through the doorway.
He stood in the doorway, wondering if he should go in.
Homeless people sleep in the doorways of the shops.
Recent Examples of doorway from the Web
A drone can fly through a doorway and look under a desk or look in a closet.
The wall that joins the two areas is separated by a doorway.
Hours later, a 9-year-old boy was shot in the chest about 9:30 p.m. about 11/2 miles away while standing in the doorway of a home in the 4300 block of West 19th Avenue, police said.
A paparazzi photographer captured the moment as Bella allegedly got into one of Drake's cars a few moments before the rapper exited the restaurant from a different doorway.
Residents, like Laura Nunez, say everything changed when homeless people began using chain link fences as a doorway to their encampments along the freeway.
Investigators thought this was impossible because the girl’s body was lying in the doorway of her bedroom and Michael would have seen it.
The fifth season of House of Cards begins with a pair of dress shoes padding toward a doorway.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. — One at a time, the pledges of Beta Theta Pi walked through the doorway and were handed a bottle of vodka from which to chug.
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First Known Use of doorway
DOORWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doorway for English Language Learners
: the opening where a door is
: the space in front of a door
DOORWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of doorway for Students
: the opening or passage that a door closes
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