Main Street


Definition of Main Street

1 : the principal street of a small town
2a : the sections of a country centering about its small towns
b : a place or environment characterized by materialistic self-complacent provincialism

Other Words from Main Street

Main Streeter \ ˈmān-​ˌstrē-​tər How to pronounce Main Streeter (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Main Street

1745, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Main Street.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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