What does the word gangway mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A passageway.

Usage examples for gangway

  1. Miss Fenshawe ran along the gangway. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  2. The long- boat was a particularly fine and roomy craft, with accommodation enough to take all the women and children in her, and these were now accordingly ushered down the accommodation ladder, each being called by name by the skipper, who stood at the gangway with a list in his hand, which he ticked off by the light of the flames as each person left the ship. – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  3. Four men got into it; then a woman jumped lightly down a little gangway into the canoe. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux