entryway

noun
en·​try·​way | \ ˈen-trē-ˌwā How to pronounce entryway (audio) \

Definition of entryway

: a passage for entrance

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Examples of entryway in a Sentence

a small entryway to receive visitors
Recent Examples on the Web For about a half hour, both Black Lives Matter protesters and Trump supporters shouted over one another then rallied down the road to a public entryway into the rally. Grace Segers, CBS News, "Watch live: Trump holds rally in Tulsa despite coronavirus concerns," 20 June 2020 At the entryway and through the dining room, the original herringbone wood floors were restored and hearken back to the mid-century design. Dallas News, "Take a look at this 1960s Dallas home with a panoramic backyard view of White Rock Lake," 19 June 2020 The combination of wood and distressed metal is perfect for introducing some farmhouse elements into an entryway. Tessa Bahoosh, USA TODAY, "14 Target-worthy pieces of farmhouse decor you can get from Home Depot," 19 June 2020 Laurie Melchionda, 59, was shot dead in the entryway of her Braintree home in Norfolk County on Wednesday morning, the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office announced later in the day. Fox News, "Massachusetts nurse fatally shot outside her home by former neighbor in 'targeted' attack: officials," 18 June 2020 Le Corbusier solved the last problem by installing a freestanding sink in the entryway of his Villa Savoye, from 1931. Kyle Chayka, The New Yorker, "How the Coronavirus Will Reshape Architecture," 17 June 2020 While the complex's walls and roofs remain largely nonexistent, the entryway has been fully walled in, and the space that will eventually house several sports courts is ringed with a massive steel skeleton. Duard Headley, Cincinnati.com, "North America's largest indoor sports facility will open in 2021 in Hamilton. Take a peek.," 17 June 2020 Maintain a social distance of 6 feet or more in any entryway, hallway, or waiting area. Leada Gore | Lgore@al.com, al, "Coronavirus safety: Tips for getting a haircut, eating out, going to a hotel, hosting a gathering," 15 June 2020 Instead of crowds mingling up front, a host now stands in a covered entryway outside, waiting to show guests to their tables. Michael Russell, oregonlive, "As Portland awaits Phase 1, Oregon restaurants offer advice on reopening," 15 June 2020

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First Known Use of entryway

1746, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entryway was in 1746

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3 Jul 2020

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“Entryway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entryway. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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entryway

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English Language Learners Definition of entryway

: a place for entering something

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