Next door to


Also found in: Idioms.
near to; bordering on.

See also: Door

References in classic literature ?
The house next door to the Presbyterian Church, through the windows of which the minister had seen the sight that had so upset him, was occupied by two women.
At the time when Cornelius van Baerle began to devote himself to tulip-growing, expending on this hobby his yearly revenue and the guilders of his father, there was at Dort, living next door to him, a citizen of the name of Isaac Boxtel who from the age when he was able to think for himself had indulged the same fancy, and who was in ecstasies at the mere mention of the word "tulban," which
All at once, Cornelius van Baerle, who, after all his learned pursuits, had been seized with the tulipomania, made some changes in his house at Dort, which, as we have stated, was next door to that of Boxtel.
Boxtel, then, was to have next door to him a rival and successful competitor; and his rival, instead of being some unknown, obscure gardener, was the godson of Mynheer Cornelius de Witt, that is to say, a celebrity.
The restaurant was next door to the old red brick in which she ball- roomed.
"An' den when dat Sadie MacMallister next door to us was sent teh deh devil by dat feller what worked in deh soap-factory, didn't I tell our Mag dat if she--"
"The nearest," said the district doctor, "is a good Italian abbe, who lives next door to you.
Dean Phillips, who lived next door to Mrs O'Connor for 31 years, has said that everyone in the area knew her.
Dean Gregory, 34, who owns DDS Tyres next door to Bryncae Chip Shop in Llanharan described how he tried to put out the fire.
After compiling an evidence blog, they begin to fear they could be living next door to the next 'Baby P'.
Crews had attended the property next door to the couple, on Bridge Farm Drive, after a family had spotted fumes coming from a light fitting in the living room.