Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Secured automatically when closed.

Usage examples (35)
  • The lid isn't self-locking and it can't be very heavy.
  • Seconds after the self-locking door closed, she made her way to the bathroom.
  • Consider a self-locking Dutch door that allows you to pass groceries into the house without letting your toddler out.
  • Tom now quietly mounted the step, and came into the cabin, pulling the step up after him and closing the self-locking door. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.