boardwalk

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n boardwalk a walkway made of wooden boards; usually at seaside
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Usage

In literature:

After supper they saw Kaluka to the boardwalk, and then strolled back along the beach to Asbury.
"This Side of Paradise" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
It's worse than looking for a cent down a crack in the boardwalk at Atlantic City.
"Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line" by Clarence Young
Leaving his motorcycle at the boardwalk, the officer led the girls down on the sands where the life boat had just made shore.
"The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest" by Lillian Garis
He stepped out upon the boardwalk that ran along the street.
"Treasure Valley" by Marian Keith
Later there came a quick step, thumping the boardwalk in a rhythm she would have recognized but for its allegrity.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
You'll find him at that white house with the flowers just where the boardwalk ends.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
They had to pick their way carefully along the dilapidated boardwalk.
"The Rover Boys in the Land of Luck" by Edward Stratemeyer
Between them and the ocean was a broad boardwalk also filled with people.
"Two Little Women" by Carolyn Wells
Silently Ambrose lifted the stranger down to the boardwalk and with his arm still about her turned to face Susan.
"The Loves of Ambrose" by Margaret Vandercook
Kennedy drew me back into the shadow, deeper, at the sound of footsteps on the boardwalk leading in front of the bath-houses.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
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In poetry:

The novelist tangential on the boardwalk overhead
Seeks his cure of souls in his own anxious gaze.
"Here," he says, "With whom?" he asks, "This?" he questions,
"What tedium, what blaze?"
"Far Rockaway" by Delmore Schwartz

In news:

Atlantic City loses stretch of boardwalk.
Atlantic City 's boardwalk, with its shops, restaurants, casinos and hotels, was mostly protected during Hurricane Sandy by a dune restoration project.
A flooded street between two casinos along the Atlantic City Boardwalk before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
THE marketers responsible for a real-life boardwalk empire are scrambling to adjust their advertising after Hurricane Sandy, not to take into account what the storm did but rather what it did not.
The northern portion of the boardwalk (north of the new Revel Casino) washed away yesterday during the storm.
The singer performed at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City , N.J. On Friday (Nov 10) and announced she would be donating all profits and proceeds from the evening's show to victims of Hurricane Sandy.
The singer performed at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City , N.J. On Friday (Nov 10) and announced that she would be donating all profits and proceeds from the evening's show to victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston: 'Don't Get Too Attached to a Character — Anyone Can Die'.
Jack Huston is the man behind the mask on HBO's Boardwalk Empire, steeling every scene as disfigured WWI vet Richard Harrow.
'Boardwalk Empire' Recap: Spring Awakening .
Gretchen Mol as Gillian in 'Boardwalk Empire.
Belmar set to award $6.6 million contract to rebuild boardwalk.
Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty announced that the borough is expected to award the reconstruction project bid for Belmar's boardwalk at Wednesday's council meeting.
Enlarge Jamie Francis, The Oregonian Government Camp, Oregon--November 15, 2012-- The trail to Mirror Lake on Mt Hood is clear but snow looms in the hills beyond the lake and leaves were frozen on the boardwalk around the lake.
'Breaking Bad ,' 'Boardwalk Empire' grab nods.
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