1. alley

noun. ['ˈæli'] a narrow street with walls on both sides.


  • back street
  • street

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Rhymes with Alley

  • dillydally
  • mcnally
  • delvalle
  • vitaly
  • vitale
  • verbally
  • straley
  • ranalli
  • finale
  • devalle
  • cavalli
  • stahly
  • stahley
  • scally
  • graley
  • braley
  • valli
  • vallely
  • vallee
  • tally
  • shali
  • sally
  • sallie
  • sallee
  • rally
  • raley
  • nally
  • mally
  • lally
  • lalli

How do you pronounce alley?

Pronounce alley as ˈæli.

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Sentences with alley

1. Noun, singular or mass
You can even set up your own bowling alley or laser tag obstacle course in your home.

2. Adjective
Baseball bats, tennis rackets, polo mallets and bowling alley floors are all made of white ash.

Quotes about alley

1. Fear can be good when you're walking past an alley at night or when you need to check the locks on your doors before you go to bed, but it's not good when you have a goal and you're fearful of obstacles. We often get trapped by our fears, but anyone who has had success has failed before.
- Queen Latifah

2. When we come face-to-face with one down a dark alley, we're going to be having a shufti to see if it's solid, aren't we, we're not going to be asking, 'Excuse me, are you the imprint of a departed soul?
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

3. I have a 12:34 representational time dance. I do it at 3:33 every other Tuesday (twice a day). If you’d like to participate in my choreographed dance routine, bring a football helmet and a half empty can of tuna (keeps the stray cats away, because I perform in a gritty, grimy downtown alley).
- Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

2. alley

noun. ['ˈæli'] a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins.


  • bowling equipment
  • foul line
  • skittle alley
  • lane