Alleyway (noun)

  1. A narrow street or passage between or behind buildings, typically one providing access to the rear of properties.
  2. A lane or path that runs behind buildings.

Origin:

A combination of alley and way which means a narrow street or passage between or behind buildings.

Examples:

  1. He took a shortcut through the alleyway.
  2. She walked down the dark alleyway.
  3. The alleyway was a shortcut to the main street.
  4. The alleyway was cluttered with trash.
  5. The alleyway was a convenient way to get to the back entrance of the building.
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