sidewall [sahyd-wawl] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- the part of a pneumatic tire between the edge of the tread and the rim of the wheel.
- a that serves as the of a structure.
- the part of the upper of a shoe.
Origin of sidewall Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at, Examples from the Web for sidewall Historical Examples of sidewall
Crowbar ready, Ken flattened himself against the sidewall, pulling his companion back with him.
H. G. Winter
It toppled and spilled half its contents on the cargo-hold floor, which had been a sidewall.
One reached these upper offices by a long walled passageway to the left, where the sidewall of the bank adjoins the McCall garden.
Marie Conway Oemler
Farrow went over the back of the seat in a flurry and I rolled off of my stretcher into the angle of the floor and the sidewall.
George Oliver Smith
He followed when she went to a doorway—with a security guard beside it—in the sidewall.
British Dictionary definitions for sidewall sidewall noun
- either of the sides of a pneumatic tyre between the tread and the rim