- A passage between rows of seats in a theater, church, or other public building.
- A passageway in a supermarket or other retail store that separates different areas or sections.
Middle english: from old french aiselle, from latin ala "wing" (because the aisle was originally a space between the seats and the wall, like the wing of a bird).
- He walked down the aisle of the church on his wedding day.
- Please make your way to the aisle for emergency exits.
- I saw her in the aisle of the grocery store.
- The bride walked down the aisle with her father.
- The aisle of the bookstore was filled with bestsellers.