gangway gangway

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a temporary passageway of planks (as over mud on a building site)
  2. (n) a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside
  3. (n) passageway between seating areas as in an auditorium or passenger vehicle or between areas of shelves of goods as in stores

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The cruise industry, once thought recession-proof, is rolling out the deep-discount gangway in this crisis.
  2. He bounded down the gangway, dragging Charles behind like a tin can.
  3. Even the motorized gangway that pulled up to the door of Adenauer's Super Constellation had been shipped in ahead.

News

  1. 2 Killed, 10 injured in shootings across Chicago

    Two men were killed and at least 10 other people were injured in shootings across Chicago since Tuesday night. Police say three people approached a 42-year-old man in a gangway about 2:20 a.m., and at least one of them opened …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

  2. 2 dead, 10 injured in shootings

    Two people were killed and at least 10 others were wounded by gunfire across Chicago since Tuesday evening. About 2:20 a.m. Wednesday when 42-year-old Dwayne Duckworth was shot to death in the 2000 block of West 70th Place, authorities said. Police said he was in a gangway when three men approached him and opened fire. Duckworth, of the 8700 block of South Bishop Street, was taken to Advocate ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times

  3. Dan Kelly's Korner: Talk about a whirlwind wedding

    Rita Zimmerman flew to Oklahoma for a wedding and ended up in the eye of a storm. A big storm. Biggest ever. Rita walked down the gangway at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City and into the arms of Stephen Sean Penwell, the 25-year-old grandson she had never met.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reading Eagle

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