Definition of entranceway in English:

entranceway

noun

  • A door or corridor at the entrance to a building.

    • ‘Again, it happened in the entranceway of the school, according to investigators.’
    • ‘I took a step back and cleared the entranceway before asking, ‘Would you like to come in?’’
    • ‘She stood in the parlor entranceway with her vigilant eyes fixed on them, her foot tapping impatiently against the hardwood floor.’
    • ‘They turned their heads to look around and when they had turned their heads back to the entranceway they had entered from they saw the man standing there with three boxes under his arms.’
    • ‘Unless you have a full home office with a separate entranceway, holding an interview in your home may conflict with the image that you want to project.’
    • ‘The second woman walked out to the far edge of the entranceway, out of the cover of the doorway.’
    • ‘Chaos reigned in the main entranceway as police officers swarmed into the building.’
    • ‘Its rococo entranceway was lined with larger-than-life busts of his children, which had been painted in life-like colors.’
    • ‘She noticed with some annoyance that anyone standing in the entranceway, set back under the building a few meters as it was, would be dry.’
    • ‘There was a crystal chandelier in the entranceway.’
    • ‘Much of the work in 2004 has been concentrated at the northern end, around what seems to have been an entranceway to a substantial series of defensive banks and ditches.’
    • ‘I met him in the entranceway and pulled up the hood.’
    • ‘In New York, a wall-size photographic installation in the entranceway to the show invoked this constellation of characters.’
    • ‘Don't you wish - as I dearly do - that this were written in stone above the formal entranceway to our federal Department of Education?’
    • ‘All cab drivers are now asked to use the new entranceway opposite the Secondary School and exit through the old entrance, thus avoiding the previous traffic jams.’
    • ‘Little kids play hopscotch on the floor tiles, babies swat at the fish in the aquarium in the entranceway, and all kinds of folks swarm about hoping for a taste of the old country.’
    • ‘He stuck his head through the entranceway and listened.’
    • ‘Heading into the entranceway of the Boar's Snout, the three men navigated through the intoxicated crowd with a sleek agility.’
    • ‘Mother was standing in the entranceway in a designer dress.’
    • ‘They walked a short distance to the entranceway.’

Pronunciation

entranceway

/ˈɛntr(ə)nsweɪ/