Window - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪndoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word window
Brit.  |ˈwɪndəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word window


- a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
- a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
- a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
- an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function
- the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something
- a pane of glass in a window(syn: windowpane)
- an opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served
- (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen


She opened a window to let in some air.

I looked out the window and saw a deer.

He used vinegar and water to wash the windows.

He accidentally broke a window.

Can you roll down the car window?

The windows along 5th Avenue were all decorated for Christmas.

I saw a beautiful dress in the window.

He sits behind a window and sells movie tickets.

Make sure the address shows through the window in the envelope.

A window opened in the fog and we could finally see the ocean.

He stood at the window, moodily staring out.

That's the second time I've had my car window smashed in the last two weeks.

I stood for a few moments in front of the nearest shop window.

Do you mind if I open the window?

She looked out of the window to see if it was raining.

Word forms

singular: window
plural: windows
See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman