- Main Street "principal street of a (U.S.) town," 1810. Used allusively to indicate "mediocrity, small-town materialism" from late 19c., especially since publication of Sinclair Lewis's novel "Main Street" (1920).
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main´street´er — main|street «MAYN STREET», intransitive verb. U.S. and Canada. to campaign for election along the main streets of towns and districts: »Boston has witnessed a merry binge of mainstreeting, leafletting, and parties with some of the excitement of a … Useful english dictionary
main|street — «MAYN STREET», intransitive verb. U.S. and Canada. to campaign for election along the main streets of towns and districts: »Boston has witnessed a merry binge of mainstreeting, leafletting, and parties with some of the excitement of a mayoral… … Useful english dictionary
Main Street — UK US noun US COMMERCE ► [C] (UK high street) the street in a town where the most important stores and businesses are: »His store is on Main Street. »Main Street businesses/stores ► [U] small businesses, considered as a group, especially when… … Financial and business terms
main street — n. 1. A main thoroughfare, usually one in a small town having the largest concentration of retail businesses. [PJC] 2. Hence: (Fig.) The attitudes, environment, or life style of a small town; usually capitalized, and often used attributively; as … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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