bumper-to-bumper

adjective

Definition of bumper-to-bumper

: marked by long closed lines of cars

First Known Use of bumper-to-bumper

1930

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BUMPER-TO-BUMPER Defined for English Language Learners

bumper-to-bumper

Definition of bumper-to-bumper for English Language Learners

  • : made up of long lines of cars that are very close to each other


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