hallway

noun

hall·​way ˈhȯl-ˌwā How to pronounce hallway (audio)
1
: an entrance hall
2

Examples of hallway in a Sentence

Her office is at the end of the hallway. I'll meet you in the front hallway.
Recent Examples on the Web There’s a full bathroom (more up-there windows) with a stand-alone vanity in the adjacent hallway. Dewayne Bevil, Orlando Sentinel, 3 July 2024 Once inside, a hallway flows to an office space with a full bath on one side and a formal dining room warmed by a fireplace on the other. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 1 July 2024 Photograph by Grant Pifer Equipment Room 1101 Music Ln, Austin Down some stairs and through a hallway padded with sound-absorbing foam is Austin’s most exclusive new bar. The Bon Appétit Staff & Contributors, Bon Appétit, 28 June 2024 The grand jury learned that the deputy — at the time of Abril’s 3 a.m. July 9 escape — went into the hospital hallway and left behind his protective vest unattended near Abril. Rosalio Ahumada, Sacramento Bee, 27 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for hallway 

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of hallway was in 1876

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“Hallway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hallway. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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hallway

noun
hall·​way ˈhȯl-ˌwā How to pronounce hallway (audio)
1
: an entrance hall
2

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