[adverb neks-dawr, -dohr, nekst-; adjective neks-dawr, -dohr, nekst-] /adverb ˈnɛksˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr, ˈnɛkst-; adjective ˈnɛksˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr, ˈnɛkst-/
Also, next door. to, at, or in the next house on the street, especially if it is very close by, or the adjacent apartment, office, room, or the like:
Go next-door and get your sister. Your sister is next-door. Her brother lives next-door.
being situated or living next-door:
also nextdoor, 1570s, from noun phrase next door “nearest house” (late 15c.), from next + door. Noun meaning “the people living next door” is from 1855.
noun, Law. 1. a person other than a duly appointed guardian who acts on behalf of an infant or other person not fully qualified by law to act on his or her own behalf. noun 1. (law) (formerly) a person acting on behalf of an infant or other person under legal disability Official name litigation […]
adjective pertaining to the next generation in a family; also, pertaining to the next stage of development or version of a product, service, or technology Examples Programmers are now developing next-generation software.
- Next in line
noun, adverb, adjective She is next in line for a promotion
- Next off
adverb phrase Next; at that point: Next off, Hutch give a yell (1920s+)