sidewalk


sidewalk
noun (AmE) ⇨ See also ↑pavement
ADJECTIVE
city, public
busy, crowded
deserted, empty

A handful of pedestrians walked down empty sidewalks.

narrow, wide
cracked, uneven

The cracked and uneven sidewalks are lined with vendors.

brick, cement, concrete, wooden
icy, snow-covered, wet
VERB + SIDEWALK
line

Elm trees lined the sidewalks.

litter

Newspapers and broken glass litter the sidewalk.

sweep

the hard-working neighbors who sweep the sidewalks in front of their houses

block
cover

Snow covered the sidewalk.

shovel

In the winter he worked shoveling sidewalks.

sit on, stand on, step onto
walk, walk along, walk down, walk up

As she walked the sidewalks of the campus, Jillie thought about Leo.

SIDEWALK + VERB
lead (to sth)

the sidewalk leading to her house

SIDEWALK + NOUN
cafe
table

They relaxed over wine at a sidewalk table.

vendor
chalk

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
(at the side of a street),


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sidewalk — Side walk , n. A walk for foot passengers at the side of a street or road; a foot pavement. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sidewalk — (n.) path for pedestrians on the side of a street, 1739, from SIDE (Cf. side) (adj.) + WALK (Cf. walk) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sidewalk — ► NOUN N. Amer. ▪ a pavement …   English terms dictionary

  • sidewalk — ☆ sidewalk [sīd′wôk΄ ] n. a path for pedestrians, usually paved, along the side of a street …   English World dictionary

  • Sidewalk — A sidewalk (chiefly North American English), pavement (British English and Philadelphia dialect), footpath (Australian English, Irish English, Indian English and New Zealand English) or footway (Engineering term) is a path for pedestrians that is …   Wikipedia

  • sidewalk — [[t]sa͟ɪdwɔːk[/t]] sidewalks N COUNT A sidewalk is a path with a hard surface by the side of a road. [AM] Two men and a woman were walking briskly down the sidewalk toward him. (in BRIT, use pavement) …   English dictionary

  • sidewalk — UK [ˈsaɪdˌwɔːk] / US [ˈsaɪdˌwɔk] noun [countable] Word forms sidewalk : singular sidewalk plural sidewalks American the pavement by the side of a road …   English dictionary

  • Sidewalk — Der Sidewalk (wörtl.: Seitlich Gang, amerik. Englisch auch: Bürgersteig) ist ein dem Moonwalk ähnlicher Tanzschritt, der wie dieser vom Pop Künstler Michael Jackson bekannt gemacht wurde. Durch Fußbewegungen scheint der Tänzer seitwärts über die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sidewalk — En danse, le Moonwalk est un mouvement de pas glissé du popping. On peut dire qu il est en quelque sorte un cousin proche du Sidewalk ou backslide qui est le vrai terme du moonwalk. Portail de la danse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sidewalk — noun Date: 1739 a usually paved walk for pedestrians at the side of a street …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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