Definition of doorjamb in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdôrjam/


Each of the two upright parts of a doorframe, on one of which the door is hung.
Example sentences
  • Turn the screw in or back it out to raise and rower the screen door until the door frame is up off the track and the door side meets the doorjamb evenly.
  • My small, blue backpack sat in between the doorjamb and the door, allowing a strip of light in.
  • Spring metal weatherstripping is installed on the doorjamb next to the door stop.

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Syllabification: door·jamb

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