Part of speech: adjective

Lying next; near by; contiguous.

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Usage examples "adjoining":

  1. I'll start a fire on the hearth in this bedroom and the adjoining sitting- room." - "A Son of the Hills", Harriet T. Comstock.
  2. About thirty armed men then entering, slew the rest of the guards, and broke open the adjoining gate, when a body of troops, in regular array, instantly rushed in. - "The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six", Titus Livius.
  3. And she would sometimes amuse herself by trying roll after roll on the piano- player, until George, perhaps trying to read in the adjoining library, was almost frantic. - "Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories", Kathleen Norris.