- the side or edge of a road
- (modifier) situated by the wayside: a wayside inn
- fall by the wayside ⇒ to cease or fail to continue doing something: of the nine starters, three fell by the wayside
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
way•side /ˈweɪˌsaɪd/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- land, or a small strip of land, along a road or highway.
way•side (wā′sīd′),USA pronunciation n.
- the side of the way;
land immediately adjacent to a road, highway, path, etc.;
- being, situated, or found at or along the wayside:a wayside inn.
- 1350–1400; Middle English; see way1, side1
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wayside /ˈweɪˌsaɪd/ n
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