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addaword.gifdefinition of dooring

noun
an incident when someone carelessly opens the door of a parked car or van and hits a passing cyclist
This year a Beckenham cyclist died from head injuries after hitting a car door, the latest of three cyclists to die in London of dooring injuries since 2010.
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 25/07/2012 09:36:00
Definition of dooring from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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