stage door

  1. a door at the back or side of a theater, used by performers and theater personnel.

Origin of stage door

First recorded in 1770–80

Words Nearby stage door Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use stage door in a sentence

  • They cost me many a dollar to send through the stage-door by the gouty Cerberus at the gate when Bella trod the boards.

  • Two of the shows were already over, and the curtain was about to rise on the third, when Field reached the stage door.

    The Slave of Silence | Fred M. White
  • Before Hurstwood could act, two ladies flounced across the broad walk and disappeared in the stage door.

    Sister Carrie | Theodore Dreiser

British Dictionary definitions for stage door

stage door

  1. a door at a theatre leading backstage

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