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subway tile

[ suhb-wey tahyl ]

noun

  1. a glazed ceramic tile, usually white and having a length twice its height, typically laid in a running bond pattern (often used attributively):

    The walls feature white subway tile with contrasting black grout, creating a striking modern look.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of subway tile1

First recorded in 1900–05

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Example Sentences

In your fan-fic version, you can add in that blue subway tile.

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