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corridors

[ kawr-i-der, -dawr, kor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF corridors

Synonyms for corridors

  • aisle
  • foyer
  • hall
  • lobby
  • passage
  • passageway
  • entranceway
  • ingress
  • couloir
  • entrance hall
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CORRIDORS

The number of rooms was increased enormously, and corridors were introduced.

This fortified his courage, and he got up to put out the lamps in the staircase and corridors.

There was commotion in the corridors and chief chamber of the guard-house.

In our crowded train poilus were packed, standing in the corridors.

The corridors were thronged with people, hurrying in and out.

Up there was a haze, faintly black, which filled the corridors.

At noon Donald had met her in one of the corridors and stopped to speak with her.

It was in one of the corridors of the dance-hall in the early hours of the morning.

Hughie and Miss Frost were pacing about in one of the corridors.

We can walk about in the corridors if it is too cold to go out-of-doors.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from French corridor (16c.), from Italian corridore "a gallery," literally "a runner," from correre "to run," from Latin currere (see current (adj.)). Originally of fortifications, meaning "long hallway" is first recorded 1814.