Simple Definition of wayside
: the land next to a road or path
Full Definition of wayside
: the side of or land adjacent to a road or path
: out of consideration : into a condition of neglect or disuse —usually used with fall
Examples of wayside
Flowers grew along the wayside.
First Known Use of wayside
Rhymes with wayside
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WAYSIDE Defined for Kids
Definition of wayside
: the edge of a road
: 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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