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CUL DE SAC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cul de sac mean? 

CUL DE SAC (noun)
  The noun CUL DE SAC has 2 senses:

1. a passage with access only at one end
2. a street with only one way in or out

  Familiarity information: CUL DE SAC used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CUL DE SAC (noun)


Sense 1cul de sac [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A passage with access only at one end

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

cul; cul de sac; dead end

Hypernyms ("cul de sac" is a kind of...):

passage (a way through or along which someone or something may pass)


Sense 2cul de sac [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A street with only one way in or out

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

blind alley; dead-end street; cul de sac; impasse

Hypernyms ("cul de sac" is a kind of...):

thoroughfare (a public road from one place to another)


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