hallway
noun Date: 1876 1. an entrance hall 2. corridor 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hallway — hall way n. an interior passage or corridor in a building, onto which rooms open. Syn: hall. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hallway — (n.) 1877, American English, from HALL (Cf. hall) + WAY (Cf. way) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hallway — ☆ hallway [hôl′wā΄ ] n. 1. a passageway or room between the entrance and the interior of a building; vestibule 2. a passageway; corridor …   English World dictionary

  • hallway — UK [ˈhɔːlˌweɪ] / US [ˈhɔlˌweɪ] noun [countable] Word forms hallway : singular hallway plural hallways a) a long narrow passage inside a building with doors along it leading to rooms Security guards are posted in the hallway outside the president… …   English dictionary

  • hallway — noun ⇨ See also ↑corridor ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ narrow, wide ▪ crowded ▪ She walked through the crowded hallways to the locker room. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • hallway — [[t]hɔ͟ːlweɪ[/t]] hallways 1) N COUNT A hallway in a house or flat is a long passage with doors into rooms on both sides of it. 2) N COUNT A hallway in a house or flat is the area just inside the front door, into which some of the other rooms… …   English dictionary

  • hallway — hall|way [ hɔl,weı ] noun count a long narrow passage inside a building with doors along it leading to rooms: HALL: Security guards are posted in the hallway outside the president s office. a. the area inside the front door of a house or other… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hallway — hall, hallway *passage, passageway, corridor, gallery, arcade, cloister, aisle, ambulatory …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • hallway — /hawl way /, n. 1. a corridor, as in a building. 2. an entrance hall. [1875 80, Amer. HALL + WAY] * * * …   Universalium

  • hallway — noun A corridor in a building that connects rooms …   Wiktionary

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