Definition of street adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//striːt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//striːt//
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  1. 1[only before noun] informal and based on the daily life of ordinary people in cities street sports such as skateboarding and skating street newspapers sold by the homeless street culture/dance/law Street sport is informal and based on whatever people want to play.
  2. 2showing or connected with the attitude and way of life of fashionable young people in cities London street style You're not very street in those old trainers.
  3. Word OriginOld English strǣt, of West Germanic origin, from late Latin strāta (via) ‘paved (way)’, feminine past participle of sternere ‘lay down’.
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