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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The airport inspected the entire fenceline Tuesday and did not find any hole or entryway an intruder may have used. Kelly Yamanouchi, ajc, "Fence jumpers highlight security vulnerability at Hartsfield-Jackson," 12 July 2018 Garcia divided the great room into four quadrants: Kitchen, dining room, living room and entryway. Ottavia Zappala, azcentral, "Gold Canyon couple turns enormous great room into a cozy haven," 12 July 2018 An exterior wall around the expansive, nearly wrap-around deck provides privacy and allows the entryway to function as an extension of the living space. Samantha Weiss Hills, Curbed, "A Fire Island house brings the spirit of sand and surf indoors," 9 July 2018 But the entryway opens to a space that widens in both directions, like arms extended for a hug. Andrew Cotto, New York Times, "Old School Italian in Queens: Red Sauce, Yes; Cellphones, No," 3 July 2018 One of the highlights is the new entrance into the arch, a light-gathering disk with a westward facing crescent entryway. Gary Garth, USA TODAY, "Gateway Arch: An American classic gets a major overhaul," 29 June 2018 The cast skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex stands just inside the entryway. Eric Adler And Steve Vockrodt, kansascity, "After losing millions, can Prairiefire dinosaur museum in Johnson County evolve? | The Kansas City Star," 18 May 2018 The little girl, whose bedroom was adjacent to the entryway, slightly opened the door but the top latch was still secure. PEOPLE.com, "Girl, 4, Snatched from Her Front Door as Her Parents Slept: 'A Monster Took Me'," 15 June 2018 Being a part of the Iconoclast Dinner gives me the opportunity to showcase my skills to a broader audience, and an earlier entryway into the James Beard organization. Maiysha Kai, The Root, "Icons in the Making: The Iconoclast Dinner Experience Is a Delicious Opportunity for Guests and Chefs," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of entryway

1746, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of entryway

: a place for entering something

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