front_door has definitions from the field of architecture
[ noun ] (architecture) exterior door (at the entrance) at the front of a building



Used in print

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

Scotty would hear the front_door in the evening and then his father 's deep slow voice ; it floated up the stairs .

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

He handed Harold a key to the front_door , and cautioned him against leaving it unlocked while they were out of the apartment .

Barbara asked , as they heard the front_door close .

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

At the landing she saw Juanita , her face flushed pink with excitement , run down the hall from the kitchen to the front_door .

(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)

There was a glass pane in the front_door , and through this he could see into a hallway where a plump woman with red hair was arranging flowers .

Related terms

exterior_door knocker