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synonyms for latchkey

  • opener
  • passkey
  • screw
  • skeleton

antonyms for latchkey

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  • lock
  • question
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How to use latchkey in a sentence

I spent middle school as a latchkey kid, riding two public buses to get home and once there, often ended up spending evenings alone and warming up a frozen TV dinner.
MAYBE THE BEST THING TO COME OF THE PANDEMIC: FREE LUNCH FOR ALL IN SCHOOLSTHERESA VARGASSEPTEMBER 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The ensuing years of living a financially strapped life in a single-mother household, being a latchkey kid who came home and was kept company by snacks, solidified my relationship with food.
HOW A PLUS-SIZE HIKER FOUND HER FOOTING ON THE TRAILSYADRONAUGUST 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
They went upstairs without using the lift, and he let her and himself in with his latchkey.
THE WELL-BELOVEDTHOMAS HARDY
Could it be possible that some thief had stolen the latchkey from Knight, and used it when Mrs. Ellsworth's house was robbed?
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
It made her feel less to blame for her carelessness in the matter of that latchkey.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
Still worse was the remembrance of Mrs. Ellsworth's latchkey, the keeping of which had been accidental at first.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
The central figure, wearing pince-nez and waving a latchkey, is formidable rather than repellent.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
She had a theory that the possession of a latchkey by their mistress makes servants slow to answer the door.
WHAT TIMMY DIDMARIE ADELAIDE BELLOC LOWNDES
Having mislaid his latchkey, he had listened eagerly, anticipating the sound of Marie's feet flying down the hall.
MARRIED LIFEMAY EDGINTON
Don't you worry about nothing; give her a latchkey, and don't wait up.
JIMMY QUIXOTETOM GALLON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LATCHKEY

  • latchkey
  • opener
  • passkey
  • screw
  • skeleton
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