Definition of screen door in English:

screen door


  • The outer door of a pair, used for protection against insects, weather, etc.

    • ‘The words were barely out of her mouth before the back screen door slammed shut and the two were off to play.’
    • ‘Startled by a vehicle, Manny Babbitt ran for cover, and tore through the screen door of the first house he came to.’
    • ‘From behind me, I heard low murmurs and the sound of the screen door slapping shut.’
    • ‘Eddie watched from behind the screen door as the insects flew through the air.’
    • ‘I ran up the steps, opened the screen door, then turned the handle to the front door and pushed.’