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1. Of, situated in, or intended for use in the interior of a building: an indoor pool; indoor paint.
2. Carried on within doors: an indoor party; indoor gardening.


adj (prenominal)
of, situated in, or appropriate to the inside of a house or other building: an indoor tennis court; indoor amusements.


(ˈɪnˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr)

located, used, or existing inside a building: indoor plumbing.
[1705–15; aph. variant of within-door]


1. 'indoors'

Indoors is an adverb. If you go indoors, you go into a building.

It started to rain, so we went indoors.

If something happens indoors, it happens inside a building.

The children were playing indoors.
2. 'indoor'

Indoor is an adjective used in front of a noun. You use it to describe objects or activities that exist or happen inside a building.

The hotel has an indoor swimming pool.
We'll think of some indoor games to play if it's wet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indoor - located, suited for, or taking place within a building; "indoor activities for a rainy day"; "an indoor pool"
interior - situated within or suitable for inside a building; "an interior scene"; "interior decoration"; "an interior bathroom without windows"
outdoor, out-of-door, outside - located, suited for, or taking place in the open air; "outdoor clothes"; "badminton and other outdoor games"; "a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding"
2.indoor - within doors; "an indoor setting"
interior - situated within or suitable for inside a building; "an interior scene"; "interior decoration"; "an interior bathroom without windows"
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A. ADJ [shoes] → para estar por casa; [plant] → de interior; [stadium, pool] → cubierto; [photography] → de interiores
the house had no electric light or indoor plumbingla casa no tenía luz eléctrica ni instalación de agua en el interior
B. CPD indoor aerial Nantena f interior
indoor athletics Natletismo m en sala or en pista cubierta
indoor football Nfútbol m (en) sala
indoor games NPLjuegos mpl de salón


[ˌɪnˈdɔːr] adj
[shoes, photography] → d'intérieur; [plant] → d'appartement
[swimming pool, market, arena] → couvert(e)
[sport, games] → pratiqué(e) en salle
[championship, event] → en salle


adjInnen-; clothesfür zu Hause or zuhause (Aus, Sw); indoor activityBeschäftigung ffür drinnen; indoor aerialZimmerantenne f; indoor cycle trackRadsporthalle f; indoor marketüberdachter Markt; indoor plantZimmerpflanze f; indoor sportHallensport m; indoor swimming pool (public) → Hallenbad nt; (private) → überdachter Swimmingpool; indoor tennis courtTennishalle f; indoor tournament (Sport) → Hallenturnier nt; indoor workArbeit, die nicht im Freien ausgeführt wird; indoor air pollutionInnenraumluftverschmutzung f; indoor gamesSpiele plfürs Haus, Haus- or Zimmerspiele pl; (Sport) → Hallenspiele pl


[ˈɪnˌdɔːʳ] adj (shoes) → da casa; (plant) → da appartamento; (sport, table tennis, squash) → praticato/a al coperto; (athletics) → indoor inv; (tennis court) → al coperto; (swimming pool) → coperto/a; (photography) → di interni; (hobby) → da praticare a casa
indoor aerial → antenna interna
indoor sports stadium → palasport m inv


(ˈindoː) adjective
used, done etc inside a building. indoor games; an indoor swimming-pool.
ˌinˈdoors adverb
in or into a building. Stay indoors till you've finished your homework; He went indoors when the rain started.


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Tim Sedgewick says farmers should be quick about applying for funding >which could include cash to provide slatted floors for indoor lambing, right,
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We tend to watch the sheep very closely, lamb them outside, then move them into indoor lambing pens as soon as they have lambed.
The farm lacks room for indoor lambing, a problem widely shared by small sheep-breeders.

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