barn door

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See also: barndoor


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barn +‎ door


barn door (plural barn doors)

  1. The large door of a barn.
  2. (humorous) Something large enough that a miss ought to be impossible.
    Buying a barn door won't help your tennis game.
  3. (cricket) A player who blocks every ball.
  4. (euphemistic, humorous) The groin area of a pair of pants.
    Somebody forgot to close his barn door again!
  5. (climbing) An off-balance pivot on two points of contact.

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