sidewalk

noun side·walk \ ˈsīd-ˌwȯk \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of sidewalk

: a usually paved walk for pedestrians at the side of a street

Examples of sidewalk in a Sentence

  1. Bicycles are not allowed on the sidewalk.

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First Known Use of sidewalk

1739



SIDEWALK Defined for English Language Learners

sidewalk

noun

Definition of sidewalk for English Language Learners

  • : a usually concrete path along the side of a street for people to walk on


SIDEWALK Defined for Kids

sidewalk

noun side·walk \ ˈsīd-ˌwȯk \

Definition of sidewalk for Students

: a usually paved walk at the side of a street or road


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