en·​try·​way | \ ˈen-trē-ˌwā \

Definition of entryway

: a passage for entrance

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Examples of entryway in a Sentence

a small entryway to receive visitors

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Klobuchar is struggling to walk, but that doesn’t stop her from reaching for a pair of babies near the entryway, the daughters of staffer Lindsey Kerr. Julia Felsenthal, Vogue, "Personable, Popular, Pragmatic: Is Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar the Democrat’s Secret Weapon?," 15 Jan. 2019 Make entryway: Pave a path with chocolate rocks and candy pebbles. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "Build the Ultimate Rustic Gingerbread House With These Easy-to-Follow Stencils," 14 Nov. 2018 Hodeidah, on the Red Sea, serves as a key entryway for humanitarian aid and commercial imports to Yemen. Farnaz Fassihi, WSJ, "International Yemen Peace Effort Stumbles Anew," 9 Nov. 2018 Location: Barrington, Illinois Price: $770,000 Few things are as instantly pleasing as the entryway to a midcentury modern ranch. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Expansive midcentury modern home asks $770K," 30 July 2018 From the entryway, step up to a carpeted family room with first-floor bedroom and full bath nearby, or down into the main living area, with hardwood floors, a gas fireplace, and vaulted shiplap ceilings with skylights. Jon Gorey, BostonGlobe.com, "For sale: Homes with air conditioning in every room," 13 July 2018 The turret serves as an entryway on the first level and a stately library upstairs. Joey Morona, cleveland.com, "English Tudor with horse barn in Bath seeks $895,000: Akron House of the Week," 29 Jan. 2018 Now there is talk of blending the two efforts, with the museum serving as an entryway to the park behind it. Matier & Ross, San Francisco Chronicle, "Chinatown landmark building in play for first Chinese American museum," 21 Jan. 2018 Among Crabtree's original touches are folding wooden shudders, decorative iron window grills, and a copper roof that peaks above the entryway. Karen A. Avitabile, courant.com, "Property of the week: 17 Hickory Lane, West Hartford," 11 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of entryway

1746, in the meaning defined above

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: a place for entering something

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