Definition of gangway

Definition of gangway
  1. gangway Noun A passageway through which to enter or leave, such as one between seating areas in an auditorium, or between two buildings.
  2. gangway Noun An articulating bridge or ramp, such as from land to a dock or to a ship.
  3. gangway Noun A temporary passageway, such as one made of planks.
  4. gangway Noun A clear path through a crowd or a passageway with people.
  5. gangway Noun An aisle.
  6. gangway Noun A passage along either side of a ship's upper deck.
  7. gangway Noun A passage through the side of a ship or though a railing through which the ship may be boarded.
  8. gangway Noun An earthen and plank ramp leading from the stable yard into the upper storey or mow of a dairy barn.
  9. gangway Interjection Make way! Clear a path!
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