Definition of Door-to-door

1. Adjective. (of e.g. journeys or deliveries) direct from point of origin to point of destination. "The limousine offers door-to-door service"

Similar to: Direct



2. Adjective. Omitting no one; from the door of one house to that of the next. "House-to-house coverage"
Exact synonyms: House-to-house
Similar to: Comprehensive

Definition of Door-to-door

1. Adjective. Going from house to house, when selling, delivering or asking for something. ¹

2. Adjective. Sent or delivered from a store or factory directly to a house. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Door-to-door

doomsdayers
doomsdays
doomsman
doomsmen
doomster
doomsters
doomwatch
doomy
doon
doona
doonas
door
door-closer
door-nail
door-prize
door-to-door (current term)
door chain
door closer
door game
door games
door guard
door latch
door nail
door prize
door to door
doorbell
doorbelled
doorbelling
doorbells
doorbuster

Literary usage of Door-to-door

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Odyssey of Homer by Homerus (1796)
"... this fellow by going from door to door will meet <witb cerre. ... they denote the life of a beggar, which is to go from door to door, ..."

2. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles (1853)
"... that is, two shillings ;" and he at once ruined this poor man, who begged from door to door, saying to him, " Pay the king what] is due from you. ..."

3. Parents, Peers and Pot II: Parents in Action by Marsha Manatt (1996)
"... NEBRASKA: A door-to-door CAMPAIGN THAT GREW Although TV star Johnny Carson once observed that "you can't go home again," he returned in February 1982 to ..."

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