Meaning of doorbell


Pronunciation: (dôr'bel", dōr'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a bell chime, or the like, at a door or connected with a door, rung by persons outside wanting someone inside to open the door.
  1. to canvass or solicit from door to door, esp. for votes or contributions.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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