[countable] (abbreviation St, st) a public road in a city or town that has houses and buildings on one side or both sides The bank is just across the street. to walk along/down/up the street the town’s narrow cobbled streets 92nd Street 10 Downing Street He is used to being recognized in the street. a street map/plan of York street theatre/musicians My office is at street level (= on the ground floor). It's not safe to walk the streets at night. It was time to take the political struggle onto the streets (= by protesting in large groups in the streets of a city).