indoors
adverb Date: 1832 in or into a building

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  • Indoors — In doors , adv. Within the house; sometimes separated, {in doors}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indoors — [in′dôrz΄, in dôrz′] adv. [< within doors] in or into a house or other building …   English World dictionary

  • indoors — [[t]ɪ̱ndɔ͟ː(r)z[/t]] ADV: be ADV, ADV after v If something happens indoors, it happens inside a building. Since she was indoors, she had not been wearing a coat... I think perhaps we should go indoors... Spend an evening indoors watching TV. Ant …   English dictionary

  • indoors — indoor, indoors The adjective is indoor (indoor games) and is a shortening of an earlier form within door. Indoors is an adverb (Let s go indoors now) and represents an earlier form within doors …   Modern English usage

  • indoors — in|doors [ˌınˈdo:z US o:rz] adv into or inside a building ≠ ↑outdoors ▪ Let s go indoors and have something to eat. ▪ It rained all day so we had to stay indoors …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • indoors — in|doors [ ın dɔrz ] adverb * in or into a building: I stayed indoors all day. Whatever are you doing indoors on such a lovely afternoon? ─ opposite OUTDOORS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • indoors — adverb into or inside a building: Let s go indoors and have something to eat. | It rained all afternoon, so we had to stay indoors. opposite outdoors 1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • indoors */ — UK [ɪnˈdɔː(r)z] / US [ɪnˈdɔrz] adverb in or into a building I stayed indoors all day. Whatever are you doing indoors on such a lovely afternoon? …   English dictionary

  • indoors — /in dawrz , dohrz /, adv. in or into a house or building: We stayed indoors during the storm. [1780 90; INDOOR + s1] * * * …   Universalium

  • indoors — adv. Indoors is used with these verbs: ↑stay …   Collocations dictionary

  • indoors — [ɪnˈdɔːz] adv in or into a building Ant: outdoors I stayed indoors all day.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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