Definition of "doorway" []

  • The entranceway to a room, building, or passage. (noun)
  • An opening into a building, room, etc, esp one that has a door (noun)

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  • A means of access or escape (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "doorway" in a sentence
  • "[Stops for a moment in doorway and speaks very solemnly.]"
  • "[ALICE HEMINGWAY appears in doorway to left and looks on.]"
  • "Thank God! (During the following speech of Dobleman, Rutland says good-bye to Margaret and Dolores Ortega and makes exit.) (Margaret and Dolores Ortega rise a minute afterward and go toward exit, throwing curious glances at the men but not disturbing them.) (Dolores Ortega makes exit.) (Margaret pauses in doorway a moment, giving a final anxious glance at the men, and makes exit.)"