breeze·​way | \ ˈbrēz-ˌwā How to pronounce breezeway (audio) \

Definition of breezeway

: a roofed often open passage connecting two buildings (such as a house and garage) or halves of a building

Examples of breezeway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Giants opened the breezeway behind the arches in right starting with Friday’s games; there has been speculation that with the archways closed, the ball traveled better. Susan Slusser, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 June 2021 Curated with a funky vibe befitting the new look of the breezeway, the eclectic series features San Antonio DJs and live jazz music, along with pop-up markets and outdoor movie screenings. René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, 22 June 2021 Plano’s Davis Library is undergoing a $5.3 million project that will expand services and extend the library into the joint-use facility connected by a breezeway. Teri Webster, Dallas News, 31 Mar. 2021 There is also a nearly 2,000-square-foot wood shop, 3,200-square-foot garden hobby house, boat garage, hay barn, covered four-stall breezeway run, covered horse stalls, along with a training ring and pastures. E.b. Solomont, WSJ, 14 June 2021 Her upstairs corner apartment was across a breezeway from the unit where Sutterfield, Frizzell and Ortiz were staying, and two doors down from where Moats lived. Peggy O’hare, San Antonio Express-News, 21 May 2021 Camarena was shot in the arm, shoulder and leg before falling in a breezeway near the complex, according to Moore, who said Beyda was shot in the chest and thigh but managed to reclaim his service weapon before collapsing near his vehicle. James Queally, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2021 The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office said Dewarren Lovell Gibson was shot in the breezeway of Hunter Ridge Apartments, 4400 Hunter Ridge Way, in Irondale. William Thornton |, al, 30 Apr. 2021 The fight moved from the underground garage to a breezeway behind the apartment complex, according to Moore. James Queally, Los Angeles Times, 28 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of breezeway

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Breezeway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of breezeway

US : a narrow structure with a roof and no walls that connects two buildings (such as a house and garage)

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