Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

frontage

play
noun front·age \ˈfrən-tij\

Simple Definition of frontage

  • : the part of a building or of the land that a building is on that runs along a river, road, etc.

Full Definition of frontage

  1. 1 a :  a piece of land that lies adjacent (as to a street or the ocean) b :  the land between the front of a building and the street c :  the length of a frontage

  2. 2 :  the act or fact of facing a given way

  3. 3 :  the front side of a building

Examples of frontage

  1. We have 200 feet of frontage on Main Street.

  2. <the vineyard's southern frontage results in earlier-than-usual ripening of the grapes>



1622

First Known Use of frontage

1622



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up frontage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 14, 2016

to hug and kiss another person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

2.2 pounds 16.96 pounds 196.5 pounds 100 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ