Definition of at the door in US English:

at the door


  • On admission to an event rather than in advance.

    ‘tickets will be available at the door’
    • ‘Here, a live band was playing which meant a cover was being charged at the door.’
    • ‘Tickets are on sale at the door and there will be a bar exemption in place for the night.’
    • ‘Organisers were expecting quite a few spectators to turn up to buy tickets at the door.’
    • ‘Tickets are not being sold for this event but we do ask for your generosity at the door.’