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The adjective is also spelled next-door.     
1       adv   If a room or building is next door, it is the next one to the right or left.  
ADV after v, be ADV, n ADV  
I went next door to the bathroom..., She was next door at the time., ...the old lady who lived next door..., The flat next door was empty.     
      Next door is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n  
She wandered back into the next door room..., The wires trailed through other parts of the HQ into a next door building.     
      If a room or building is next door to another one, it is the next one to the left or right., prep-phrase  
The kitchen is right next door to the dining room.     
2       adv   The people next door are the people who live in the house or flat to the right or left of yours.  
n ADV  
The neighbors thought the family next door had moved.     
      Next door is also an adjective., adj   ADJ n  
Our next door neighbour knocked on the door to say that our car had been stolen.     
3    If you refer to someone as the boy next door or the girl next door, you mean that they are pleasant and respectable but rather dull.  
the boy next door/the girl next door             phrase  
She was the girl-next-door type.     
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bird     (slang)   chick     (slang)   colleen     (Irish)   damsel     (archaic)   daughter, female child, lass, lassie     (informal)   maid     (archaic)   maiden     (archaic)   miss, wench  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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young woman who adopts a unconventional behavior and look
term largely used in the 20's to describe women who acted contrary to what was commonly expected by going out, drinking, smoking, dancing, wearing make-up etc.
an often humorous expression of indignation when something stupid or annoying happens
Wigs for dogs? Whatever next?
spelling for "girl" used by Katie Perry
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
a group selfie ; a picture taken by one person next to other people, usually to share it through social media
[Slang] comes from the combination of "selfie" and "us"
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.
attitude or practise whereby a man, either sitting at the table, on a sofa or in public transportation, adopts a spread position notably splaying his legs wide apart in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat and deny space to the person sitting or wanting to sit next to him
Ex: I become upset and irritated seeing all that manspreading in the subway and buses during rush hours and more generally by that growing lack of civil vertue everywhere.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
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