Definition of porch
1 : a covered area adjoining an entrance to a building and usually having a separate roof
2 obsolete : portico
Examples of porch in a Sentence
The house has a large front porch.
vacationers relaxing on the inn's spacious front porch
Recent Examples of porch from the Web
Another detainee, Najah Konja, was checking his emails over a cup of coffee on his back porch, looking out over the pond out back, when the doorbell sounded on June 11.
Surveillance footage showed a white man in his 20s with a large star tattoo on his right bicep taking packages off another person’s porch.
On Sunday, Officer Jason Wagner and three other officers spotted Barboza on the porch there and arrested him at gunpoint, a police report says.
Drink a glass of cold water, or swim in the cool ocean, or sit on the porch in the evening, when the air starts to cool down.
People used to come to Charleston to ogle the pastel mansions with the pretty side porches.
The design calls for large, sprawling porches on both sides perfect for sitting and sipping sweet tea, two bedrooms, two baths, plus a safe room, wrapped in steel and built to withstand winds of up to 250 miles per hour.
Crews will next work on replacing the roof, putting on new siding, reconstructing porches and cutting out the windows.
That improbable effort, a fade from the sand with a tight landing zone in front of the green, a front porch protected by a staggering five bunkers, resulted in an 18½-foot putt.
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PORCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of porch for English Language Learners
: a structure attached to the entrance of a building that has a roof and that may or may not have walls
: an entrance to a building that has a separate roof
PORCH Defined for Kids
Definition of porch for Students
: a covered entrance to a building usually with a separate roof
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