[ adverb neks-dawr, -dohr, nekst-; adjective neks-dawr, -dohr, nekst- ]
/ adverb ˈnɛksˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr, ˈnɛkst-; adjective ˈnɛksˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, ˈnɛkst- /
Also next door. to, at, or in the next house on the street, especially if it is very close by, or the adjacent apartment, office, room, or the like: Go next-door and get your sister. Your sister is next-door. Her brother lives next-door.
being situated or living next-door: next-door neighbors.
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Origin of next-door
First recorded in 1475–85
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British Dictionary definitions for next door
adjective, adverb (next-door when prenominal)
at, in, or to the adjacent house, flat, building, etcwe live next door to the dentist; the next-door house
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Word Origin and History for next door
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