What does the word gravel mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A mixture of sand and pebbles.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Pathol. Granular concretions formed in the kidneys.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Gravelly.

Usage examples for gravel

  1. All appeared flushed and agitated, and Mrs. Black hastened to open her door, as she saw them hurrying up her wet gravel path. – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  2. But, to say the truth, he cared little for their conversation; for had he not turned aside down one of the retired gravel paths in the garden, alone with Frida? – The British Barbarians by Grant Allen
  3. The steps went on steadily along the gravel. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford