broadway etymology

English word broadway comes from English way

Detailed word origin of broadway

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
way English (eng) (obsolete) To travel. (US, As the head of an interjectory clause) Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation.. (heading) Personal interaction.. (heading) To do with a place or places.. (nautical) Speed, progress, momentum.. (paganism) A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of [...]
broad English (eng) (UK) A shallow lake, one of a number of bodies of water in eastern Norfolk and Suffolk.. (UK, historical) A British gold coin worth 20 shillings, issued by the Commonwealth of England in 1656.. (US, dated) A woman or girl.. (dated) A prostitute, a woman of loose morals.. A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders. (Gaelic languages) Velarized, i.e. not palatalized.. [...]
broadway English (eng) An esplanade.

Words with the same origin as broadway

Descendants of way
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