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 This is great for hands-free passage through, as well as an entryway for dogs and children. Chris Hachey, BGR, 17 June 2021 For example, the stackable velvet ottomans unstack to create multiple floor cushions and the rattan hanging shelf is great for an entryway but could also be used above a desk or vanity, or in a bathroom. Victoria Uwumarogie, Essence, 7 June 2021 Three people who gained access through that entryway were arrested, including one man who allegedly sprayed mace at officers, police said. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 1 May 2021 The landscaping plan includes an entryway and patio with engraved bricks. Linda Mcintosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Apr. 2021 Their ability to protect the human body from Covid-19 illness is truly incredible, but the SARS-CoV-2 virus still has an entryway into the body left unprotected by the vaccines: the nose and mouth. Claire Bugos, Smithsonian Magazine, 12 Apr. 2021 For maximum impact, try these plants along your entryway for a cheerful welcome or as filler in your patio pots. Jennifer Aldrich, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 June 2021 Margot Robbie’s Hancock Park home — a chic space with a boutique wine cellar and private pet room with its own arched entryway — just surfaced for sale at $3.475 million. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2021 The entryway feels like an old house, with a narrow hall and wood floors. Nancy Keates, WSJ, 26 May 2021

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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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22 Jun 2021

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“Entryway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entryway. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of entryway

: a place for entering something


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