boardwalk
boardwalk oard"walk n. a walkway made of wooden boards; usually at a seaside. The more elaborate boardwalks at shore resorts are lined with many commercial retail establishments, on the side of the walk opposite the ocean. ``On the Boardwalk in Atlantic City'' [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • Boardwalk — Boardwalk, est le label d une compagnie de disque indépendante, américaine. Artistes produits : Syl Johnson Portail de la musique Ce document provient de « Boardwalk ». Catégorie : Label de musique indépendant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • boardwalk — walkway made of boards, 1864, Amer.Eng., from BOARD (Cf. board) (n.1) + WALK (Cf. walk) (n.). As a seaside attraction from 1881, first in reference to Atlantic City, N.J …   Etymology dictionary

  • boardwalk — ☆ boardwalk [bôrd′wôk΄ ] n. 1. a walk made of thick boards 2. a walk, often made of wood and elevated, placed along a beach or seafront …   English World dictionary

  • Boardwalk — For the record label, see Boardwalk Records. for the former Las Vegas hotel, see Boardwalk Hotel and Casino. A boardwalk is a wooden path for pedestrians and sometimes vehicles (often confused with concrete sidewalks). Boardwalks are often found… …   Wikipedia

  • boardwalk — UK [ˈbɔː(r)dˌwɔːk] / US [ˈbɔrdˌwɔk] noun [countable] Word forms boardwalk : singular boardwalk plural boardwalks mainly American a path made of narrow boards, usually across sand or wet ground and often raised above the level of the ground …   English dictionary

  • boardwalk — [[t]bɔ͟ː(r)dwɔːk[/t]] boardwalks N COUNT A boardwalk is a path made of wooden boards, especially one along a beach. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • boardwalk — Trucker slang for a bumpy road as in I don t run 78 often cause it s a real boardwalk …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • boardwalk — noun Date: 1872 1. a walk constructed of planking 2. a walk constructed along a beach …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boardwalk — /bawrd wawk , bohrd /, n. 1. a promenade made of wooden boards, usually along a beach or shore. 2. any walk made of boards or planks. [1870 75, Amer.; BOARD + WALK] * * * …   Universalium

  • boardwalk — noun /ˈbɔrdˌwɑk/ a) a path for pedestrians, typically made out of wood and typically along a beach b) the most expensive property in the game of Monopoly …   Wiktionary

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