Definition of indoors in English:


Syllabification: in·doors
Pronunciation: /inˈdôrz


  • Into or within a building: they went indoors and explored the building
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    • Do you think you have been effective in getting the message out to stay indoors this time?
    • Because I am still off sick I feel duty bound to stay indoors all day and do nothing.
    • By staying indoors you are shutting out the elements that can help you lose weight.
    inside, in, within; in one's home, at home, under the roof


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  • The area or space inside a building: the rain makes indoors feel so warm and safe
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    • Britain's biggest seaside resort is putting its faith in the great indoors to secure its future.
    • They were being confined to the indoors, as Deirdre had been for almost two years.
    • It was good to get out of the indoors for more than five minutes, and not need to wear wet weather gear.


late 18th century (superseding earlier within doors): from indoor.

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