Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The entranceway to a room, building, or passage.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In architecture, the passage of a door; the entranceway into a room or building.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The passage of a door; entrance way into a house or a room.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The passage of a door; entrance way into a house or a room.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close

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Examples

  • [ALICE HEMINGWAY appears in doorway to left and looks on.]

    A WICKED WOMAN (A CURTAIN RAISER)

  • [Stops for a moment in doorway and speaks very solemnly.]

    A WICKED WOMAN (A CURTAIN RAISER)

  • Thank God! (During the following speech of Dobleman, Rutland says good-bye to Margaret and Dolores Ortega and makes exit.) (Margaret and Dolores Ortega rise a minute afterward and go toward exit, throwing curious glances at the men but not disturbing them.) (Dolores Ortega makes exit.) (Margaret pauses in doorway a moment, giving a final anxious glance at the men, and makes exit.)

    THEFT

  • EnlargeSonya Davis, in doorway, talks to grandkids Malik and Imani Davis and neighbor Troy Locke at the B.W. Cooper housing project in New Orleans.

    Katrina's wrath lingers for New Orleans' poor

  • If the string falls to the ground the doorway is safe.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • The doorway is on the left of the platform - centre-stage facing forward as the entrance to the Hellhole.

    Nowhere Town: Act TWO Scene I

  • The shot at the end where the old guy talks about his crush while Harriet appears briefly in the doorway is beyond cheesy.

    Studio 60

  • The shot at the end where the old guy talks about his crush while Harriet appears briefly in the doorway is beyond cheesy.

    SeeLight:

  • The doorway is on the left side of the platform and a display stand cuts the platform in half.

    Nowhere Town: Act ONE Scene IV

  • The doorway is on the left of the platform - centre-stage facing forward as the entrance to the Hellhole.

    Archive 2006-04-01

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