Definition of Dutch door in English:

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Dutch door

Pronunciation: /ˈdəCH ˈˌdô(ə)r/


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A door divided into two parts horizontally, allowing one half to be shut and the other left open.
Example sentences
  • A Dutch door is a swinging door made in two parts.
  • She decked it out with family memorabilia-shutters from her parents' home, the brass letter A from their old retail store on the Dutch door, and the toy-size lantern that acts as a porch light, a remnant of her mother's childhood playhouse.
  • It can also still function as a garage thanks to a set of glass-paneled Dutch doors opening on the plywood-paneled office side.

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Syllabification: Dutch door

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