outside the door

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of outside the door

: outside a room or building, etc., near the door
  • standing (just/right) outside the door

Word by Word Definitions

outside play
  1. : a place or region beyond an enclosure or boundary: such as

  2. : the world beyond the confines of an institution (such as a prison)

  3. : the world beyond the territory or state of Alaska

  1. : of, relating to, or being on or toward the outer side or surface

  2. : of, relating to, or being on or toward the outer side of a curve or turn

  3. : of, relating to, or being on or near the outside

  1. : on or to the outside

  2. : outdoors

  1. used as a function word to indicate movement to or position on the outer side of

  2. : beyond the limits of

  3. : except

door play
  1. : a usually swinging or sliding barrier by which an entry is closed and opened

  2. : doorway

  3. : a means of access or participation : opportunity


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