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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Catch for fastening a door or gate; Spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key.

Usage examples (35)
  • latch the door
  • If the door opens inward the latch is the right way for the look to be on the outside
  • The latch is broken, and the door is never really shut.
  • Make sure your baby's latch is AWESOME when you start feeding. for more
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