[ UK /pˈɔːt‍ʃ/ ]
[ US /ˈpɔɹtʃ/ ]
  1. a structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance
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How To Use porch In A Sentence

  • In a couple of days she'd have built you a nice little house with a front porch and a back garden. Times, Sunday Times
  • She huddled inside the porch as she rang the bell.
  • The inn we occupied had one of these porches: Madame Barbot, our landlady, and her maid, were both dressed in Breton costume, with lace-trimmed embroidered caps and aprons of fine muslin, clear-starched and ironed with a perfection which the most accomplished "blanchisseuse du fin" of Paris would find it difficult to surpass. Brittany & Its Byways
  • They're trapped, on boats, roofs, porches, surrounded by black and putrid water.
  • Kathy crossed the porch, knelt down beside him, pressed the palm of her hand against his forehead.
  • Now, whenever I go out on the porch I remember how rusty and pitted the railings used to look and how it bothered me, and the several hours I spent sandpapering it smooth, then the three coats of brown Rustoleum I applied, and now I'm watching it get whiter and cleaner with every new layer of paint I apply. A Productive Day
  • The three of them sat in the wide wicker chairs on the front porch, watching as the sun set.
  • British influence, with wooden jalousies, wide porches, and patterned railings and fretwork, dominated urban architecture in the colonial period.
  • I take in the dock-green porch swing , the birch-leg table , the twin BED where my sister sleeps , the smoky glass of the kerosene lantern.
  • He ... stood in the porch a minute to recover his composure" (John Galsworthy).
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