[ UK /dˈɔːwe‍ɪ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɔɹˌweɪ/ ]
  1. the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close
    he stuck his head in the doorway
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How To Use doorway In A Sentence

  • The neo-classical house features a main doorway framed with Ionic pillars and topped by a balustraded balcony complete with carved stone coat of arms.
  • I stood in the doorway for a moment, gathering my energy for polite chitchat. FOOLS GOLD
  • Through the open doorway, he heard the voice of Aline Fulke but her words were unclear.
  • A famous art collector is walking through the city when he notices a mangy cat lapping milk from a saucer in the doorway of a store, and he does a double take.
  • The upper part of the gablet over the centre doorway is of the seventeenth century, and bears the shield of Sir George Hay of Kinfauns, who rented the lands of the bishopric about the beginning of the seventeenth century, the crozier being added to the shield in connection with the lands of the see. [ Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys
  • Faye grabs her folder and stands in Don's doorway to annunciate "very good then, you can call me with the details. Janet Turley: Mad Men Season 4, Ep 10: "Get Rid of It"
  • Mac put a heavy hand on her shoulder and pushed her aside to allow Jon to stoop in the doorway and lay a girlish kiss on the girl's badly rouged cheek.
  • Cut simple holiday shapes out of paper or felt, then hang with thread from curtain rods, hanging lamps, doorways or over the outside of a lampshade.
  • A few pedestrians carrying their evening shopping sheltered from the rain in doorways.
  • He was standing in the doorway, wearing a frown and a soiled T-shirt, his large belly protruding over his pants, held up by a pair of suspenders.
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