/ (ˌpɪkəˈdɪlɪ) /
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one of the main streets of London, running from Piccadilly Circus to Hyde Park Corner
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Words nearby Piccadilly
picaro, picaroon, Picasso, Picasso, Pablo, picayune, Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, piccalilli, piccanin, piccaninny, Piccard
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How to use Piccadilly in a sentence
Some, like “Piccadilly” and “Week-End,” are merely accomplished character sketches.This Week’s Hot Reads|Lizzie Crocker, Malcolm Jones|December 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Reaching Piccadilly, Gray stood for a time on the corner, indifferent to the jostling of passers-by.Dope|Sax Rohmer
"I am the young person from Forder's, in Piccadilly," Jessie said, with a firmness that surprised herself.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Grosvenor square centre house valued at 10,000, was raffled for and won by Mrs. Hunt, a grocer's wife in Piccadilly.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
So she nodded good-humouredly at her son and let the subject of the Piccadilly Grill drop.Happy House|Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
Good heavens, Michael, what Piccadilly breezes are you wafting into my respectable and sacerdotal apartment?Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie