Definition of quayside in English:



  • A quay and the area around it.

    • ‘The harbour has both a commercial quayside and marina which was crowded with expensive yachts and cruisers.’
    • ‘Along the quayside there's to be a wide pedestrian area along which holiday makers may stroll, and a few small shops to cater to them.’
    • ‘Even if we were in a position to give medicines away free, which we are not, it is no good if they are just left on the quayside at some port.’
    • ‘The scheme creates a pedestrian link to an area of landscaped open space on the lower quayside.’
    • ‘He would want to escape, to get back to the quayside and his ship.’
    • ‘Through the darkened windows of one of the lower decks nearest to the quayside could be seen tables laid out for dinner in one of the ship's four restaurants.’
    • ‘Stroll along the quayside among sailors and traders who will amaze you with their magic tricks and comical acts.’
    • ‘They spent three hours at the quayside and were assisted by lifeboatmen when they had to take to the sea to fight the blaze.’
    • ‘Over 100 three and four-masted sailing ships will be berthed on the quayside here for over a week.’
    • ‘Since it stretched along the length of the Yare bank, sections of the quayside were distinguished from each other by their own names.’
    • ‘The museum does not own mooring rights at the quayside, but its support is regarded as vital for any attraction wishing to move there.’
    • ‘A new marina could be created on the quayside, as well as restaurants, hotels and homes.’
    • ‘One child was among the victims when a gangway leading to the world's biggest ocean liner from the quayside gave way.’
    • ‘Some time later that morning the train deposited us at the quayside at Kisumu, right next to the paddle steamer which was to take us on our three day cruise down the lake.’
    • ‘He drove a short distance along the quayside away from the vessel and towards the town and then drove a few metres off the road and parked amongst some trees.’
    • ‘The Irish alcohol factories have built a large molasses tank at the deep-water berths, with pipe line to the quayside.’
    • ‘Among the visitors were the wife and daughter of the ship's Geordie Commanding Officer, who were waiting on the quayside at Newcastle.’
    • ‘At Yarmouth, so many vessels were crammed in by the quayside that ‘one may walk from ship to ship as on a floating bridge’.’
    • ‘Diplomats waiting at the quayside for the ship pronounced it clear after finding no unaccompanied children on board.’
    • ‘We were dining at Bruno's restaurant, La Taverne du Port, overlooking the quayside where a symphony of boats bobbed and jangled in the harbour.’