alleyway


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al·ley·way

 (ăl′ē-wā′)
n.
A narrow passage between buildings.

alleyway

(ˈælɪˌweɪ)
n
a narrow passage; alley

al•ley•way

(ˈæl iˌweɪ)

n.
1. an alley or lane.
2. a narrow passageway.
[1780–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alleyway - a narrow street with walls on both sidesalleyway - a narrow street with walls on both sides
street - a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"

alleyway

noun passage, walk, lane, alley, pathway, passageway, backstreet The robbers ran off down an alleyway.
Translations
kuja

alleyway

[ˈæliweɪ] nruelle f

alleyway

[ˈælɪˌweɪ] nvicolo
References in classic literature ?
By turning their heads they could see through an- other window, along an alleyway that ran behind the Main Street stores and into the back door of Abner Groff's bakery.
Whether it were a group of shrubs or an alleyway or a vista of water that we were passing, you would halt before me, and stand gazing at my face as though you were showing me possessions of your own.
He would leave Bill in the barn to shovel the manure into the litter-carrier--a good fifteen-minute job; he would return in half an hour to find him sitting in the alleyway, staring down into his idle scoop.
He had seen Kai Shang garrotte a man at Pai-sha in a dark alleyway back of Loo Kotai's place.
He worked quickly, boring cask after cask down the alleyway that led to deeper twilight.
Here, in long tiers, with alleyways between, the water-casks were chocked safely on their sides.
I passed around by the alleyway and crawled up the black steps, on which I collapsed.
Fosh-bal-soj displayed little of the cowardice of those that had attacked Bradley in the alleyway, but that may have been because he had so slight opportunity, for Bradley had him by the throat before he could utter a cry and with his right hand struck him heavily and repeatedly upon his face and over his heart--ugly, smashing, short-arm jabs of the sort that take the fight out of a man in quick time.
Detectives confirmed a 36-yearold man has been arrested following the incident which is alleged to have taken place in an alleyway off Alder Street, near to its junction with Bradford Road, in Fartown.
PEOPLE living in Kensington have expressed their fears over a ratinfested alleyway strewn with potholes.
A MAN'S body was found in an alleyway on Saturday morning.
A MAN'S body was found in a Cardiff alleyway yesterday morning.