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BOWERY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Bowery mean? 

BOWERY (noun)
  The noun BOWERY has 1 sense:

1. a street in Manhattan noted for cheap hotels frequented by homeless derelicts

  Familiarity information: BOWERY used as a noun is very rare.


BOWERY (adjective)
  The adjective BOWERY has 1 sense:

1. like a bower; leafy and shady

  Familiarity information: BOWERY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOWERY (noun)


Sense 1Bowery [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A street in Manhattan noted for cheap hotels frequented by homeless derelicts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

street (a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings)

Holonyms ("Bowery" is a part of...):

Manhattan (one of the five boroughs of New York City)


BOWERY (adjective)


Sense 1bowery [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Like a bower; leafy and shady

Context example:

a bowery lane

Similar:

leafy (having or covered with leaves)


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