side street
noun Date: 1617 a street joining and often terminated by a main thoroughfare

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • side street — side streets N COUNT A side street is a quiet, often narrow street which leads off a busier street …   English dictionary

  • side street — n a street that is smaller than a main street, but is often connected to it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • side street — side ,street noun count a small street that is connected to a major street …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • side street — side′ street n. a street leading away from a main street • Etymology: 1610–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • side street — ► NOUN ▪ a minor or subsidiary street …   English terms dictionary

  • side street — noun a street intersecting a main street and terminating there • Hypernyms: ↑street * * * noun : a street joining and terminated by a main thoroughfare compare back street, cross street * * * a street leading away from a main street; an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Side street — A side street is a street that intersects a main street and ends there. It is generally of little importance to through traffic. Being the last mile of the road system, it generally carries little traffic. Common characteristics of a side street… …   Wikipedia

  • side street — {n.} A street that runs into and ends at a main street. * /The store is on a side street just off Main Street./ * /The Spellmans bought a house on a side street that runs off Broad Street./ Compare: BACK STREET, CROSS STREET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • side street — {n.} A street that runs into and ends at a main street. * /The store is on a side street just off Main Street./ * /The Spellmans bought a house on a side street that runs off Broad Street./ Compare: BACK STREET, CROSS STREET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • side\ street — noun A street that runs into and ends at a main street. The store is on a side street just off Main Street. The Spellmans bought a house on a side street that runs off Broad Street. Compare: back street, cross street …   Словарь американских идиом

  • side street — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms side street : singular side street plural side streets a small street that is connected to a major street …   English dictionary

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