bumper-to-bumper

adjective
bump·​er-to-bump·​er

Definition of bumper-to-bumper

: marked by long closed lines of cars

First Known Use of bumper-to-bumper

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bumper-to-bumper was in 1925

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bumper-to-bumper

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bumper-to-bumper

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

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