storm door

  1. a supplementary outside door, usually glazed, for protecting the entrance door against drafts, driving rain, etc.

Origin of storm door

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80

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

How to use storm door in a sentence

  • So we steered him down to the gymnasium and made him rap on the storm door outside, and I said ‘who comes there?’

    Peck's Compendium of Fun | George W. Peck
  • There was a broad "stoop" there, quite a wide veranda in fact, since the unsightly wooden storm-door had been removed.

    'Laramie;' | Charles King
  • Front windows should be shut, blinds and shades pulled down, and the outer or storm door of the house closed.

    The Complete Bachelor | Walter Germain

British Dictionary definitions for storm door

storm door

  1. an extra outer door for protection in bad weather

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