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Definition of "door-to-door" [door-to-door]

  • Going to or making appeals at residences, as when selling or canvassing: a door-to-door sales representative. (adjective)
  • Delivered directly from a store or business to a residence: promised door-to-door delivery. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "door-to-door" in a sentence
  • "Procter & Gamble pioneered the method by sending questioners door-to-door in neighborhoods across the country, keeping track of the number of items returned, and interviewing shoppers about their likes and dislikes."
  • "Authorities were conducting a door-to-door search."
  • "One summer I designed and had made a key holder that could go on the inside of people's doors as a place to hang their keys, and offered them to my door-to-door Avon customers."
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