An example of street is a car parked on the road in front of your house; street parking.
An example of street is a shirt and jeans that can be worn just about anywhere; street clothes.
An example of street is someone who is homeless in Brooklyn; street person.
An example of a street is what you drive on to get from your house to work.
An example of street is public opinion; the man on the street.
An example of street is the urban environment; crime on the street.
A street door.
The whole street protested the new parking regulations.
Children playing in the street.
A street artist, the current street value of heroin.
Taking the issue to the streets.
- Without a job; idle.
- Without a home; homeless.
- Out of prison; at liberty.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of street
- Middle English strete from Old English strǣt, strēt from Late Latin strāta paved road from Latin feminine past participle of sternere to stretch, extend, pave ster-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition