Definitions

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

  • n. A passage or opening by which to enter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An opening or hallway allowing entry into a structure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A passage or space for ingress; an entry. See entry, 2.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. something that provides access (to get in or get out)

Etymologies

entry + way (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Putting it in Neutral: You may think your Big Bird-colored-entryway is really hot, but not everyone loves bright yellow.

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  • An entryway is being built that attaches the casino to adjoining restaurants and shops.

    Greenbrier Resort casino to open in June

  • This was a huge project that involved a lot of re-wiring and lots of gypsum dust from the new drywall, but in the end the new entryway is a LOT larger and is precisely what we wanted.

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  • The store's entryway is only large enough for one person with a shopping cart at a time.

    Superama Mama

  • (3 coins in entryway with Tickets and Souvenirs sellers)

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • The entryway is a dramatic two-story, tiled room with wrought-iron railings lining the balcony hallway above.

    Adam Carolla, Interior Decorator

  • Their entryway is a long, dimly lit tiled hall lined with locked doors labeled "Fracture Room," "Cast Change Room," and "X-Ray."

    Social services with nowhere else to go end up at D.C. General complex

  • Inside the entryway was a chained-off area where market attendees clustered beforehand; the crowd swelled to the hundreds as the clock ticked toward the opening whistle.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • Beyond the entryway was a small examination area surrounded by a thin curtain, and beyond, a ward housing two dozen cots and an array of outdated and nearly obsolete medical equipment, some of it as much as forty years old.

    Star Trek: TNG: Losing the Peace

  • I walked into his photo studio and sitting casually in the entryway was a wearable suit made of machine guns pointing out in every direction.

    Tara Stiles: America the Gift Shop

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