Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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

Etymologies

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breeze +‎ way

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

  • 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.

    LULU IN THE YEAR OF GATSBY

  • 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

  • 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

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

    The Grass of Hermosa Bend

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