- street [strēt]n.[ME < OE stræt, akin to Ger strasse < early WGmc loanword < LL strata < L strata ( via), paved (road), fem. of stratus: see STRATUM]1. a public road in a town or city; esp. a paved thoroughfare with sidewalks and buildings along one or both sides2. such a road apart from its sidewalks [children playing in the street]3. the people living, working, etc. in the buildings along a given street4. [often pl.] figuratively, the general public, common people, etc. [taking the issue to the street]5. [usually pl.] figuratively, an urban environment characterized by poverty, crime, etc.adj.1. of, in, on, or near the street2. suitable for everyday wear in public [street clothes]3. of, relating to, or characterized by urban culture, life on city streets, homelessness, etc. [street artist, street person]——————the StreetWALL STREET
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.