roadwork


road·work

noun \-ˌwərk\

: work that is done to build or repair roads

Full Definition of ROADWORK

1
:  work done in constructing or repairing roads
2
:  conditioning for an athletic contest (as a boxing match) consisting mainly of long runs

Examples of ROADWORK

  1. The roadwork caused a backup in traffic.

First Known Use of ROADWORK

1802

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