Definition of 'doorway'
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They decide to leave the hostel and sleep rough in a shop doorway. The Sun (2014)Period features include two bay windows in the kitchen and arched stone doorways. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They come to feel like a doorway that leads towards a fresh way of looking. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But doorways and windows become a motif. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She said she wedged her cot in the open doorway to get it out of a draught. The Sun (2013)We walked through what seemed to be a doorway into a room. Christianity Today (2000)The woman lies in bed while her partner stands near the doorway of the room. The Sun (2016)Singing spills from an open doorway. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)On the interior wall, a doorway leads into the new hallway of brick and oak. Times, Sunday Times (2012)From this main area, a doorway leads to the dining room. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Remove unnecessary doors and have open doorways, where possible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Three of us moved to the next doorway and found one man with his foot in the door gap trying to get to safety. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I ducked through a doorway leading out into the air. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The judge should throw out this case - and let her sleep in a shop doorway for a week. The Sun (2014)Head back further and find a Santa hanging from his neck above a shop doorway and photos of large vehicles heading under low bridges. The Sun (2009)Can I smoke while hanging out of a window or doorway? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The President and his impossibly glamorous wife held the room from the moment they stepped through an arched stone doorway flanked by statues of pure gold. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She hadn't been able to manoeuvre through the narrow doorways between her room and mine, and her breathing had been getting worse. The Sun (2012)DOWNSIDE: Beware the low doorways. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'doorway'
British English: doorway NOUN
A doorway is a space in a wall where a door opens and closes.
She looked up to see a man standing in the doorway.
Definition of doorway from the Collins English Dictionary
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