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1. sidewalk

noun. ['ˈsaɪˌdwɔk'] walk consisting of a paved area for pedestrians; usually beside a street or roadway.

Synonyms

  • pavement
  • walkway
  • paving
  • walk

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • ride
  • misbehave

Etymology

  • side (English)
  • side (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • walk (English)
  • walken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sidewalk

  • boardwalk
  • catwalk
  • jaywalk
  • kowalke
  • norwalk
  • sleepwalk

Example sentences of the word sidewalk


1. Noun, singular or mass
This can be done with sidewalk chalk outside, large sheets of paper or tape on the floor.

2. Adjective
Check the local papers for sidewalk arts-and-crafts fairs and children’s art events.

Quotes containing the word sidewalk


1. Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life
- Jack Kerouac, On the Road

2. Life's wildest moment---she kneels on the sidewalk. Everything else she does is lies, lies.
- Henry Miller, Sexus

3. Grass in a Sidewalk Crack Grass sprounting miraculously in a sidewalk crack is a metaphor forlousy maintenance.
- Beryl Dov

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