en·​try·​way ˈen-trē-ˌwā How to pronounce entryway (audio)
: a passage for entrance

Examples of entryway in a Sentence

a small entryway to receive visitors
Recent Examples on the Web It's also poorly arranged, with a large refrigerator nearly blocking the entryway. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 10 May 2024 Sweep or vacuum your entryway. Wipe down high-traffic surfaces, such as kitchen counters or the dining room table. Cori Sears, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for entryway 

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Word History

First Known Use

1746, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entryway was in 1746

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“Entryway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entryway. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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