Freeway - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfriːweɪ|  American pronunciation of the word freeway
Brit.  |ˈfriːweɪ|  British pronunciation of the word freeway

noun

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

Examples

...a new driver who's nervous about driving on the freeway for the first time...

Ingress to and egress from the freeway were made difficult by the construction.

...with limited ingress and egress to the freeway, the stadium is the frequent scene of bottlenecks...

...I hate being stuck behind laggard motorists on the freeway....

When he saw the sign, he exited the freeway.

Out on the freeway, a billboard caught his eye.

Heavy traffic is causing delays on the freeway.

A man in a station wagon cut me off on the freeway.

There was a monumental traffic jam on the freeway.

Once we were off the main freeway, the trip felt more like a vacation.

I got behind some poky driver on the freeway.

A crash on the eastbound side of the freeway is blocking traffic.

Word forms

noun
singular: freeway
plural: freeways
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