Definition of driveway
: a private road giving access from a public way to a building on abutting grounds
Examples of driveway in a Sentence
A long driveway led to the mansion.
Recent Examples of driveway from the Web
The surface roots also cause problems to walkways and driveways near the tree.
The bleeding driver, 34-year-old Grant Nelson, managed to pull the car into a nearby condominium building driveway.
A Porsche sits in his Rancho Santa Fe garage, a BMW in the driveway.
On Tuesday, someone drove by a residence in south Fort Worth and saw the trailer parked in the driveway and spread word through social media, said Jonathan Arguello, Taco Heads manager.
Absolutely no parking will be allowed on Norwich Avenue or in the front driveway.
Police say a 48-year-old Nebraska woman died after being hit by a U-Haul truck that rolled out of her own driveway.
Greatness is relative to history; 55 years ago this summer, a World War II veteran named Byron DeLa Beckwith shot a World War II veteran named Medgar Evers in the back from ambush in Evers's own driveway.
A resident in the 7600 block of Nantucket Drive reported someone entered an unlocked vehicle parked on the driveway and took a wallet, gift card and change between 7:30 p.m. May 14 and 6:31 a.m. May 15.
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First Known Use of driveway
DRIVEWAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of driveway for English Language Learners
: a short private road from a street to a house or other building where cars can usually be parked
DRIVEWAY Defined for Kids
Definition of driveway for Students
: a private road leading from the street to a house or garage
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