Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A roofed, open-sided passageway connecting two structures, such as a house and a garage.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A structure with a roof and open sides that connects two buildings.

Etymologies

breeze +‎ way (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The breezeway was the same room where she had often spoken to me on the telephone while watching TV or painting her nails or drying her hair.

    First Love & Other Obsessions

  • A breezeway was the only air conditioning they had back then.

    Priceless

  • Or rather, onto a little open-sided but roofed passage called by some, I believe, by that awful word breezeway.

    The Houseguest

  • I haven’t read the Twelve Days of my absence from CBG yet - the lounge room here has Air Con but the internet Nook in the breezeway has been an oven without the breezes, hence my disinterest in faffing … last I heard she said something about camping.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Sweet jeebus, lookit this mess!

  • Frequent image posting is a very rare phenomenon here (that is, if someone said "posts lots of images", I'd have thought, until now, "breezeway", whereas when you say "telling people to shut up", I think ... oh, so many people.

    How Now Brownpau

  • All the children were milling about on the front steps and breezeway.

    The Grass of Hermosa Bend

  • Pictured here is the breezeway between the master bedroom and the living spaces.

    A Water Skier's Retreat

  • The building is designed with plenty of dual function: exposed rafters provide additional storage, a dining-room cabinet doubles as an outdoor tool shed and the library windows roll open to convert the interior into a breezeway.

    Molly’s Cabin by AGATHOM

  • Close to the road, each house they passed had a square yard, one tree, a breezeway.

    Visiting

  • But her euphoria only lasted until just before sunset, when they entered a breezeway and heard the drums that signaled their impending arrival in Adventureland.

    Charlotte’s Family Tree « A Fly in Amber

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