doorbell definition, meaning - what is doorbell in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “doorbell”

See all translations

doorbell

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɔː.bel/  us   /ˈdɔːr-/
a bell operated by a button on or next to the door of a house, which you push to tell the people inside that you are there
Translations of “doorbell”
in Korean 초인종…
in Arabic جَرَس الباب…
in Portuguese campainha…
in Catalan timbre…
in Japanese 玄関のベル…
in Italian campanello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 門鈴…
in Russian дверной звонок…
in Turkish kapı zili…
in Chinese (Simplified) 门铃…
in Polish dzwonek…
(Definition of doorbell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of doorbell?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “doorbell”

Definitions of “doorbell” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lateral thinking

a way of solving a problem by thinking about it in a different and original way and not using traditional or expected methods

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More