lanai

noun la·nai \ lə-ˈnī , lä- \

Definition of lanai

: porch, veranda
  • He would often sit on the front lanai of the bungalow with his dog.

Examples of lanai in a Sentence

  1. a low-slung Hawaiian beach house with an open-sided lanai to catch the tropical breezes

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Origin and Etymology of lanai

Hawaiian lānai

lanai Synonyms

Synonyms
gallery [Southern & Midland], porch, piazza [dialect], stoop, veranda (or verandah)
Related Words
galilee, portico; sleeping porch, solarium, sunporch, sunroom (also sun parlor); porte cochere

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Lanai

geographical name La·nai \ lə-ˈnī , lä- \
variants: or Lana'i

Definition of Lanai

island of Hawaii west of Maui and south of Molokai area 141 square miles (367 square kilometers)


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