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street British & World English

A public road in a city, town, or village, typically with houses and buildings on one or both sides

the street/streets in street British & World English

The roads or public areas of a city or town

on-street British & World English

(Of parking facilities) at the side of a public road

easy street British & World English

A state of financial comfort or security

Grub Street British & World English

Used in reference to a world or class of impoverished journalists and writers

off-street British & World English

(Of parking facilities) not on a public road

main street British & World English

The principal street of a town, traditionally the site of shops, banks, and other businesses

side street British & World English

A minor or subsidiary street

street Arab British & World English

A raggedly dressed homeless child wandering the streets

street door British & World English

The main door of a house opening on to the street

street drug British & World English

A drug sold illegally and used for its mood-altering, stimulant, or sedative effects

street food British & World English

Prepared or cooked food sold by vendors in a street or other public location for immediate consumption

street name British & World English

An informal term for something, typically an illegal drug

Wall Street British & World English

A street at the south end of Manhattan, where the New York Stock Exchange and other leading American financial institutions are located

high street British & World English

The main street of a town, especially as the traditional site for most shops, banks, and other businesses

Beale Street British & World English

A historic commercial street in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, that is associated with black music and commerce

cross street British & World English

A street that crosses another street or connects two streets

Fleet Street British & World English

A street in central London in which the offices of national newspapers were located until the mid 1980s (often used to refer to the British Press)

street cries British & World English

The cries used by street traders to advertise their wares

street hockey British & World English

A form of hockey played on a paved surface using in-line skates

street-legal British & World English

(Of a vehicle) meeting all legal requirements for use on ordinary roads

street light British & World English

A light illuminating a road, typically mounted on a tall post

street-smart British & World English

another term for streetwise.

street trader British & World English

A person who sells something in the street, either from a stall or van or with their goods laid out on the pavement

street value British & World English

The price for which something, especially an amount of drugs, that is illegal or has been obtained illicitly can be sold

Harley Street British & World English

A street in central London where many eminent physicians and surgeons have consulting rooms

Carnaby Street British & World English

A street in the West End of London. It became famous in the 1960s as a centre of the popular fashion industry

Downing Street British & World English

A street in Westminster, London, between Whitehall and St James’s Park. No. 10 is the official residence of the Prime Minister; No. 11 is the home of the Chancellor of the Exchequer

Lombard Street British & World English

A street in the City of London containing many of the principal London banks

street clothes British & World English

Clothes suitable for everyday wear in public

street theatre British & World English

Drama performed on the streets, typically in an informal or improvised manner

Wardour Street British & World English

Used allusively to refer to the British film industry

up one's street in up British & World English

Well suited to one’s tastes, interests, or abilities

Watling Street British & World English

A Roman road (now largely underlying modern roads) running north-westwards across England, from Richborough in Kent through London and St Albans to Wroxeter in Shropshire

street credibility British & World English

Acceptability among fashionable young urban people

street entertainer British & World English

A person who entertains the public in the street, especially with music, acting, or juggling

street furniture British & World English

Objects placed or fixed in the street for public use, such as postboxes, road signs, and benches

street jewellery British & World English

Enamel advertising plates as collectors' items

two-way street in two-way British & World English

A situation or relationship involving mutual or reciprocal action or obligation

two-way street British & World English

A situation or relationship involving mutual or reciprocal action or obligation

Bow Street Runner British & World English

The popular name for a London policeman during the first half of the 19th century

in Queer Street in queer British & World English

In difficulty, typically by being in debt

in Queer Street British & World English

In difficulty, typically by being in debt

Threadneedle Street British & World English

A street in the City of London containing the premises of the Bank of England

Wall Street Crash British & World English

The collapse of prices on the New York Stock Exchange in October 1929, a major factor in the early stages of the Depression

up one's street British & World English

Well suited to one’s tastes, interests, or abilities


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