[ bahy-street ]
/ ˈbaɪˌstrit /
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
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Example sentences from the Web for by-street
It was a spirited sight to see them come leaping fences, tearing around corners, swarming out of every bystreet and alley.Those Extraordinary Twins|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The boarding-house, an old and dilapidated building, was in a bystreet convenient to the harbour.At Sunwich Port, Complete|W.W. Jacobs
British Dictionary definitions for by-street
/ (ˈbaɪˌstriːt) /
an obscure or secondary street
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