Expressway - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈspresweɪ|  American pronunciation of the word expressway
Brit.  |ɪkˈsprɛsweɪ|  British pronunciation of the word expressway

noun

- a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic (syn: freeway, motorway, pike, superhighway, throughway, thruway)

Examples

...a baffling maze of high-speed expressways encircles the city...

There was a terrible crack-up on the expressway.

Word forms

noun
singular: expressway
plural: expressways
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