Adjective "Gangway" Definition and Examples




    1. a passageway, especially a narrow walkway.

    2. Nautical. an opening in the railing or bulwark of a ship, as that into which a gangplank fits. a gangplank. an area of the weather deck of a ship, between the side and a deckhouse. accommodation ladder.

    3. Railroads. the space between the cab of a steam locomotive and its tender. the side entrance of a diesel or electric locomotive.

    4. British. an aisle in a theater, restaurant, etc. an aisle in the House of Commons separating the more


    "straights can be gangway."