A covered and inclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof. Sometimes the porch is large enough to serve as a covered walk. See also Carriage porch, under Carriage, and Loggia.
I'm an old-fashioned guy... I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something. Johnny Depp
It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That's the truth. Oprah Winfrey
If you let a bully come in your front yard, he'll be on your porch the next day and the day after that he'll rape your wife in your own bed. Lyndon B. Johnson
The night I announced I was getting married, Daddy paced for hours on the porch. Loretta Lynn
A British porch is a musty, forbidding non-room in which to fling a sodden umbrella or a muddy pair of boots; a guard against the elements and strangers. By contrast the good ol' American front porch seems to stand for positivity and openness; a platform from which to welcome or wave farewell; a place where things of significance could happen. Dan Stevens
porch in Afrikaans is stoep
porch in Dutch is zuilengang, portiek
porch in French is portique, portail
porch in German is Vorhalle
porch in Italian is portale
porch in Spanish is portal
porch in Swedish is portal
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