gangway gangway


  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



  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.


  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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