Definition of 'driveway'
Example sentences containing 'driveway'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
There is also a driveway, gardens and a double garage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The few surviving members from that golden period still miss the buzz about the place when the England coach pulled into the sweeping driveway. The Sun (2016)There is a dining room, a utility room off the kitchen and an integral garage, plus gardens and a driveway. The Sun (2016)I'd hear a car in the driveway, the garage door rattling open. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Luck visits a building reached by a long driveway. The Sun (2009)It has gardens on all four sides plus a driveway with garage. The Sun (2014)We fled towards the driveway at the front of the hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Ensure the room he sleeps in is out of earshot of the front door and driveway. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)The house should be approached by a long sweeping driveway, with shrubs planted on either side. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It has a sweeping driveway, terrace and a curved brick wall surrounding an orchard. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For all that money, you might expect a longer driveway. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At the end of a long driveway, shared with the neighbouring farm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As they walked up the long driveway, the screams were almost deafening. The Sun (2014)Can people find you in the yellow pages, or find your driveway from the road? Christianity Today (2000)It was set back from the road, with a driveway and a garage. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Given the urban location, the front driveway and rear garden areas are precious. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Downside The new property would have to share a driveway and the garden with the first house. Times, Sunday Times (2012) A driveway down one side leads to a concrete yard in front of an open garage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I turned into the driveway of a house, shuffled past the parked cars and straight into the garden. The Sun (2012)There is an increasingly popular third option - parking in a stranger's driveway or garage. The Sun (2011)They bought more land and planted 4,000 trees, restored the driveway and gardens and added a pool. Times, Sunday Times (2007)UK buyers without a garage or driveway would also need to overcome the legal obstacle of a cable trailing across a pavement between home and car. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The house had a long concrete driveway, where my dad and I used to play cricket. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It drove me bananas, and I longed for a driveway. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Trends of 'driveway'
Used Occasionally. driveway is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'driveway'
British English: driveway /ˈdraɪvˌweɪ/ NOUN
A driveway is a private road that leads from a public road to a house or garage.
I ran down the driveway to the car.
- American English: driveway
- Arabic: مـُمَرٌّ خاصٌّ لِلسِّيَّارات
- Brazilian Portuguese: entrada para carros
- Chinese: 私人车道
- Croatian: prilaz
- Czech: příjezdová cesta
- Danish: indkørsel
- Dutch: oprit
- European Spanish: entrada
- Finnish: pihatie
- French: allée
- German: Auffahrt
- Greek: ιδιωτικός δρόμος
- Italian: passo carraio
- Japanese: 車道
- Korean: 차도 도로
- Norwegian: innkjørsel
- Polish: wjazd
- European Portuguese: entrada para carros
- Romanian: stradă privată
- Russian: подъездная дорожка
- Spanish: camino de entrada
- Swedish: uppfartsväg
- Thai: ถนนส่วนบุคคล
- Turkish: kişinin evinin önündeki özel yol
- Ukrainian: проїзд
- Vietnamese: đường lái xe vào nhà
Definition of driveway from the Collins English Dictionary
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.