Definition of curbside in English:



  • [usually as modifier] The side of a road or sidewalk that is nearer to the curb.

    ‘curbside collection of trash’
    • ‘Outside, there's a convenient curbside drive-up takeout.’
    • ‘And as they're coming home, they are hauling debris out from their houses and hauling it to the curbside where we can pick it up.’
    • ‘We have to start having undercover security people, armed at the curbside of the terminal, inside the terminal, at the security checkpoint, at the gate, at the aircraft, at the perimeter of the airport.’
    • ‘You'll be asked to drop off luggage curbside at a terminal first, then proceed to the designated remote lot where you'll pay in advance.’
    • ‘And then they did things like curbside checking, instead of what they should have been doing, which was formulating a national strategy to combat this.’
    • ‘But with curbside recycling and collections alone, even the most dedicated communities will never achieve more than a 50 to 60 percent diversion rate.’
    • ‘We reach curbside around 8: 30, parade starting-time.’
    • ‘Due to a severe budget shortfall, she announced last Monday that the city is eliminating curbside recycling and leaf pickup.’
    • ‘And on the corners where dealers gather, broken glass and trash are deliberately strewn about the curbsides and sidewalks to make it easier to drop drug stashes among the litter and retrieve them later.’
    • ‘When you come into this airport - this part of the terminal - there is no security check at the curbside - anybody can walk into this area.’
    • ‘If one can't even leave boxes on a curbside because it's an open invitation to thieves, then one might think twice about buying that new TV.’
    • ‘After several rebuffed efforts to recycle them curbside, I called the recyclers to ask what I had to do to get my boxes picked up.’
    • ‘Therefore, it is common to see laid-back dogs lolling in the streets, the sidewalks and the curbsides.’
    • ‘That means slicing what's needed from the lanes for moving traffic, from curbside parking, or from the sidewalk.’
    • ‘We have got, right now, almost 10,000 communities that have curbside recycling systems.’
    • ‘Because at the moment, she is standing curbside on Red River Street, the four-lane road that forms the eastern border of the sprawling campus.’
    • ‘At least 51% of U.S. households separate trash for curbside recycling.’
    • ‘There are enough branches at curbside along Washington Street this morning to make the village look like a war zone.’
    • ‘Perhaps they were dragged into the middle of the street from curbside.’
    • ‘To help narrow an ever-widening budget deficit, he has scaled back his city's curbside recycling program.’