Definition of streetlight in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstrētˌlīt/
(also streetlamp)


A light illuminating a road, typically mounted on a tall pole.
Example sentences
  • His wallet's in the front, and she takes it over to the kitchen window, so that she can leaf through it by the light from the street lamp across the road.
  • I must have looked odd, sitting there, the light from a street lamp illuminating my pale complexion, my black hair clashing meanly with my skin.
  • The combination of the clear shade of rain drops along with the bright white light from the street light in the parking lot beam into my eyes as I sit in the darkness of the car.

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Syllabification: street·light

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