- 1A road or path forming a route between two places: a scheme to stop the park being used as a thoroughfare the middle bedroom is a thoroughfare to the bathroomMore example sentences
- Although it could not be driven in a car, the route would steer cyclists off extremely busy roads and onto quiet thoroughfares and country lanes.
- By night the City Mall turns into a thoroughfare for people moving between the City's most popular nightspots.
- This week work was under way to re-open the path and residents are hoping it will be a thoroughfare again by the weekend.
- 1.1A main road in a town: the teeming thoroughfares of central London the main thoroughfares are crowded with touristsMore example sentences
street, road, roadway, avenue, boulevard, way; main road, high road, A road, B road, trunk road, arterial road, artery, broadway; British dual carriageway, clearway, motorway; French autoroute; Italian autostrada; German Autobahn; North American highway, freeway, parkway, crossway, turnpike, pike, throughway, expressway, superhighway, interstate; South African national road; Australian beef road• informal main drag
- I walk back towards my lodgings on Broad Street, which is the main thoroughfare through town.
- The pub is situated on the town's main thoroughfare and has street frontage of nearly 11 metres.
- The march passed through the town's main thoroughfares and ended outside the local press club.