in·​door | \ ˈin-ˈdȯr How to pronounce indoor (audio) \

Definition of indoor

1 : of or relating to the interior of a building
2 : living, located, or carried on within a building an indoor sport

Examples of indoor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Floor-to-ceiling windows are featured throughout the house, providing an indoor-outdoor living experience. Hannah Chubb,, "Cheryl Tiegs Lists Her Balinese-Style L.A. Mansion for $18.5M," 27 Nov. 2019 So, the building's amenities could include an indoor play area in part of the former Journal Sentinel press room. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Journal Sentinel buildings to become affordable housing, and Major Goolsby's could eventually be demolished," 22 Nov. 2019 The indoor-outdoor Winter Warmer Fest will feature live music and food trucks. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Winter Warmer Fest 2020 tickets go on sale next week," 22 Nov. 2019 Avanti’s is the same as last year, located upstairs at the Highland food hall in the indoor-outdoor Wolf Bar. Josie Sexton, The Know, "Everything you need to know about Denver’s Christmas pop-up bars," 19 Nov. 2019 Timed to coincide with the start of the peak holiday shopping season, the Rockville Business Expo will include four distinct indoor exhibition areas, a food service area, and a health fair sponsored by ECHN., "Community News For The Vernon Edition," 14 Nov. 2019 The view deck creates great indoor-outdoor flow from the dining roomʼs French doors to the glass doors of the solarium, united by the spacious living room. Bang Staff And Correspondents, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Dramatic beauty — modern updates and Golden Gate views in North Berkeley," 16 Sep. 2019 And if the 26,000-squre feet facility reaches its capacity of 1,300 customers, there is a spacious indoor waiting area. Paul Gattis |, al, "New Dave & Buster’s in Huntsville opens Monday and fun awaits," 14 Aug. 2019 Updates to the interior design The overhaul includes renovations to the 2,500-square-foot indoor dining area and 900-square-foot patio, which boasts a custom misting system and was expanded to wrap around the building. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "12-year-old D’Vine Bistro in Chandler is now St. Amand Kitchen & Cocktails. Here's what to expect when you go," 17 July 2019

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First Known Use of indoor

1711, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of indoor was in 1711

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5 Dec 2019

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“Indoor.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of indoor

: done, living, located, or used inside a building


in·​door | \ ˈin-ˈdȯr How to pronounce indoor (audio) \

Kids Definition of indoor

: done, used, or belonging within a building an indoor job an indoor pool

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