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



BrE BrE//ˈdɔːweɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɔːrweɪ//
Parts of a house, Architectural features
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an opening into a building or a room, where the door is She stood in the doorway for a moment before going in. homeless people sleeping in shop doorways See related entries: Parts of a house, Architectural featuresExtra examples We passed through the doorway and found ourselves in a walled garden. We sheltered in a shop doorway. the doorway to the living room
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: doorway