high street

noun

Definition of high street

British
: a main or principal street

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What was going on in Amsterdam was an experiment by ECCO, a large Danish shoe brand that owns W-21, to bring bespoke shoemaking to the mass-market high street. The Economist, "Shoemakers bring bespoke footwear to the high street," 22 May 2018 Originally from Chipping Campden, a picturesque town in the Cotswolds region, Cross’s modeling jobs have included everything from stints at high street brands like New Look and Topshop to viral campaigns for Fendi. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Who Is Brooklyn Beckham’s Stylish New Girlfriend?," 11 Dec. 2018 Arriving on Queensland’s Fraser Island on Monday for the latest leg of her tour with husband Prince Harry, Meghan looked stunning in an effortlessly chic wrap dress from her high street favorite, & Other Stories. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Twinned With Kate Middleton in Her Polka Dot & Other Stories Dress," 22 Oct. 2018 Customers are wise to the relentlessly quick turnover on the high street. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Meet a Former Avenue 32 Buyer Who Now Only Sells the Labels She Really Loves at Her E-Boutique, Joan," 19 Nov. 2018 Many have suggested that the duchess's aversion to the bling might be another facet of her love for high street style and dedication to making the monarchy feel modern and approachable. Glamour, "Kate Middleton Has Only Worn a Tiara Seven Times—See Them All Here," 23 Oct. 2018 The itinerary ventures beyond the masala dosas and veggie samosas of the high street cafes and includes vegan cooking classes and visits to iconic sites like the Taj Mahal. Diane Daniel, BostonGlobe.com, "Intrepid Travel launches vegan tours," 26 June 2018 Kate Middleton is no stranger to high street style. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Kate Middleton Wore a Surprisingly Affordable Dress to the Houghton Horse Trials This Weekend," 29 May 2018 Not all high streets are experiencing the same boom. Isobel Lee, WSJ, "For Luxury Retail Real Estate, Paris Retains Its Je Ne Sais Quoi," 2 July 2018

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before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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high street

noun

English Language Learners Definition of high street

British : a town's main street where there are many shops, banks, etc.

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