First Known Use of next-door
Synonymsclose-up, immediate, near, nearby, neighboring, next-door, nigh, proximate
Antonymsaway, deep, distant, far, faraway, far-off, remote
Related Wordsabutting, adjacent, adjoining, bordering, contiguous; approaching, coming, forthcoming, oncoming, upcoming; accessible, convenient, handy; close-in, hand-to-hand
Near Antonymsdivorced, removed, separated
Examples of next door in a Sentence
He bought the house next door.
I'll be staying in the room next door.
Canada is right next door to the U.S.
Recent Examples of next door from the Web
Shedding her usual quirky girl next door role, Emma's going full-on villain for Cruella.
Bigger acts play next door at the Chene Park Amphitheatre.
Flames consumed this house, but left one next door untouched.
The restaurant manager also informed the wardens that the supermarket next door sold shark fins in their fresh seafood department.
Thus followed raucous nights that began and ended at Kelce’s apartment, which friends loved but which the doctor next door decidedly did not.
The courtroom is where gangster John Dillinger was arraigned in 1934 the day before his infamous escape from the old Lake County Jail next door.
Jimmy heads next door, right as MetLife runs a fire-alarm test.
The 46-year-old mother of two lives nearby, next door to her parents-in-law.
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First Known Use of next door
NEXT-DOOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of next door for English Language Learners
: in the next house, apartment, room, etc.
: next to your or someone else's house, apartment, room, etc.
: in a place that is very close to something else
NEXT-DOOR Defined for Kids
Definition of next-door for Students
- She is my next-door neighbor.
Definition of next door for Students
- She lives next door.
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