Definition of doorbell noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdɔːbel//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrbel//
Parts of a house
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a bell with a button outside a house that you push to let the people inside know that you are there to ring the doorbell He refused to answer the doorbell. I heard the doorbell ring, and went to see who was there. See related entries: Parts of a house
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: doorbell