boardwalknoun [ C ]uk /ˈbɔːd.wɔːk/ us /ˈbɔːrd.wɑːk/ US
Examples from literature
- Have you lost something? asked the guard, as he came down the steps from the boardwalk to the beach.
- She got up and knelt by the open window, looking across the seething mass of humanity on the boardwalk below to the calm stretches of blue sea beyond.
- The pavements were stretches of boardwalk interspersed with sand or mud, trodden into passable trails.
- There was a gap in the boardwalk there, and when the leaders reached it the patter of their footsteps went suddenly muffled on the bare earth.
- You will see it everywhere, on Broadway of every city and Main Street of every town, on the boardwalks and beaches of coast resorts, and even in remote farming villages.