side street


Definition of side street

: a street joining and often terminated by a main thoroughfare

Examples of side street in a Sentence

We live on a quiet side street.
Recent Examples on the Web During the mayhem, the SUV swerved onto a side street and pulled into a parking spot before trying to pull out again. Felicia Fonseca,, 5 Aug. 2022 During the mayhem, the SUV swerved onto a side street and pulled into a parking spot before trying to pull out again. Felicia Fonseca, ajc, 5 Aug. 2022 Entering the gallery on a quiet side street, visitors are greeted with displays of various cups, bowls and plates on a tiny first floor. Miki Lendon And Brad Lendon, CNN, 6 July 2022 The change made the property wide instead of deep, rendering it more like an expansive mansion on a quiet side street than a narrow townhouse on Park Avenue. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, 1 June 2022 The quiet side street leads to Place de la Bastille. New York Times, 23 May 2022 The Albanian royal residence is easy to miss, tucked away on a quiet side street behind the national art museum. Helen Lewis, The Atlantic, 12 Apr. 2022 The home is a modest terraced house on a quiet side street about five miles from Oxford University. Jordan Robertson, Fortune, 24 Mar. 2022 Roque parked on a side street and stepped out of the truck with her children into the 96-degree heat. Peter Jamison, Washington Post, 29 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of side street

1617, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of side street was in 1617

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9 Aug 2022

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“Side street.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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