What does byway mean?

byway meaning in General Dictionary

A secluded exclusive or obscure means a path or road aside from the main one

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  • a side road little traveled (like in the country side)
  • A secluded, private, or obscure method; a path or roadway aside through the primary one.

byway meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-14c., from by + way (n.).


byway meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A secluded, private, or obscure means; a path or roadway aside from the primary one.


Sentence Examples with the word byway

It is only after years of this sort of practice that even great men have learned to marshal the legion of words which come thronging through every byway of the mind.

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