noun way·side \ˈwā-ˌsīd\

: the land next to a road or path

Full Definition of WAYSIDE

:  the side of or land adjacent to a road or path
wayside adjective
by the wayside
:  out of consideration :  into a condition of neglect or disuse —usually used with fall

Examples of WAYSIDE

  1. Flowers grew along the wayside.

First Known Use of WAYSIDE

15th century
WAYSIDE Defined for Kids


noun way·side \ˈwā-ˌsīd\

Definition of WAYSIDE for Kids

:  the edge of a road
by the wayside
:  into a condition of neglect or disuse <… stay up all night and let your schoolwork fall by the wayside … — Lemony Snicket, The Austere Academy>


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