noun, plural latch·keys.
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Words nearby latchkey
Example sentences from the Web for latchkey
I ought to know, for he forgot his latchkey, and I had to get up and let him in.Adrift in New York|Horatio Alger
Then he took a latchkey from his pocket and gave it to the young man.The Angel|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
He opened the door with his latchkey, and ascended rapidly to the first floor.The Moon Rock|Arthur J. Rees
Nanna had evidently been waiting for the sound of his latchkey.The Helpmate|May Sinclair
Pale and resolute, Gideon offered her his arm, and the pair descended the steps, followed by Morris clamouring for the latchkey.The Wrong Box|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
British Dictionary definitions for latchkey
- a supposed freedom from restrictions
- (as modifier)a latchkey existence