outside the door

Definition of outside the door

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

    :  the world beyond the territory or state of Alaska

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

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

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

  1. :  on or to the outside

    :  outdoors

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

    :  beyond the limits of

    :  except

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

    :  a similar part of a piece of furniture

    :  doorway


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