doorbellnoun [ C ]uk /ˈdɔː.bel/ us /ˈdɔːr.bel/
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- Five minutes later the postman rang the doorbell.
- He had scarcely picked up his brush before the doorbell rang once more.
- He was on his way to the telephone when the doorbell buzzed.
- The front doorbell announced the arrival of another caller.
- The loud ring of the doorbell caused her to break off abruptly the sentence she had begun.