side door

noun

Definition of side door

1 : a door in one side of a structure or of a main door the large side doors were thrown open towards the sun to admit a bountiful light— Thomas Hardy
2 : an indirect or less conspicuous means of entrance trying to get religion back by the side door of the new physics— H. J. Laski

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“Side door.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/side%20door. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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