noun, often attributive
curb·​side | \ ˈkərb-ˌsīd How to pronounce curbside (audio) \

Definition of curbside

1 : the side of a pavement bordered by a curb
2 : sidewalk

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Other initiatives include stepped up enforcement of block-the-box rules at dozens of busy intersections and the creation of continuous empty curbside lanes across key Midtown cross streets. Paul Berger, WSJ, "New York City Curbs Pilot Program That Cracks Down on Parking During Rush Hours," 13 Aug. 2018 The program would allow the town to take glass out of its curbside recycling program and let a third party to collect it. Peter Marteka, Courant Community, "South Windsor Considering Separating Glass From Its Recycling Stream," 6 July 2018 Winnetka contracts with a private hauler to provide weekly curbside recycling services. Kathy Routliffe,, "Winnetka may move to fee-based refuse pickup," 9 May 2018 Central Market is also exploring curbside services at its stores in Dallas and Plano. Gordon Dickson, star-telegram, "Curbside kumquats — Central Market dives into online shopping realm," 25 Jan. 2018 The smart shelves light up to help store employees pick orders for Kroger’s curbside grocery pickup service, where customers order online and then later in the day have their bags brought out to their car in the parking lot. Dina Bass, The Seattle Times, "Kroger, Microsoft test futuristic grocery store in Redmond. Amazon, take note.," 7 Jan. 2019 Some kinds of items, like paint, may be picked up on special days from the curbside. Mike Allen, Popular Mechanics, "How to Dispose of Hazardous Waste Without Damaging the Environment," 9 Oct. 2018 To the person who left their car curbside at the airport & shut down terminal 4 causing my flight to be cancelled to my best friends bridal shower - hey, its cool. Alexandra Deabler, Fox News, "Bomb scare at Phoenix airport caused by unattended car; driver only getting $52 parking ticket," 18 Sep. 2018 The program, known as Clear Curbs, launched in March and aimed to tackle congestion by preventing parking and curbside deliveries between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. along a busy stretch of Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights. Paul Berger, WSJ, "New York City Curbs Pilot Program That Cracks Down on Parking During Rush Hours," 13 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of curbside

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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