Definition of entryway in English:



North American
  • A way in to somewhere or something; an entrance.

    • ‘Through the doorway of the cavern could be seen three entryways.’
    • ‘They entered the house through the front door and found the entryway that she remembered from her dream.’
    • ‘He walked out to the entryway and opened the door then forgot to even say hello.’
    • ‘A door in the short entryway led to another small hallway with two rooms on either side and one bathroom on the end.’
    • ‘On the right wall stood a set of French doors that stood open to an entryway.’
    • ‘They approached the ominous entryway; its size seemed to defy the laws of physics.’
    • ‘The government is advising schools to improve security, to install locks on doors and windows, to limit building entryways.’
    • ‘I watch in horror as the figure draws a bag into the entryway, closing the door silently.’
    • ‘I let out a relieved breath and dumped my backpack in the entryway, shutting the door behind me.’
    • ‘He dropped his backpack by the door and his coat on a bench in the entryway.’
    • ‘The lift pinged and the doors slid open, revealing an entryway tiled in cool green marble.’
    • ‘Slowly slinking against the wall, she quietly made her way to the door that came off the entryway.’
    • ‘They went across the cavern and through the entryway that led through another passage.’
    • ‘The two big glass doors fronting the building give way to a large entryway and a small set of stairs.’
    • ‘He disappeared through the nearest door, leaving me alone in the huge entryway.’
    • ‘He hustled me toward the entryway that led downstairs, swung open the door, and shoved me through.’
    • ‘Each uses a variety of traps, doors, entryways, and sanitizing procedures to keep the insects inside until they are intentionally released on approved weed targets.’
    • ‘Walking through his clothes littered room, he went down the hall to the entryway to get the door.’
    • ‘It is suitable for entryways, lobbies, corridors, and other areas.’
    • ‘For these reasons, split ductless systems are frequently found in educational and healthcare facilities, computer rooms, lobbies and building entryways.’
    entrance, way in, means of access, means of entry, ingress, access, approach
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