Definition of bowling alley noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bowling alley

BrE BrE//ˈbəʊlɪŋ æli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊlɪŋ æli//
Public spaces
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a building or part of a building where people can go bowling The complex contains a bowling alley, a pool hall and indoor tennis courts. More Like This Compound nouns with –ing forms airing cupboard, answering machine, asking price, baking powder, betting shop, boarding school, booking office, bowling alley, breathing space, breeding ground, changing room, clotting factor, cutting room, draining board, drinking water, eating apple, housing estate, icing sugar, living room, meeting place, nursing home, punching bag, racing car, sleeping pill, starting point, tuning fork, waiting room, working partySee worksheet. See related entries: Public spaces
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bowling alley