Early-doors definition

(Cockney rhyming slang, plural only) Woman's drawers.
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(Northern England) Early, near the start or beginning.
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(Northern England) Early; at a time before expected; sooner than usual.
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Origin of early-doors

  • When English pubs closed in the afternoon, customers who were waiting or arrived soon after the pub re-opened in the evening were known as 'early doors'.

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