campaign trail

Definition of campaign trail

  1. :  a route that takes a candidate for office to different places in order to talk to people during a campaign The candidates talked about the people they met on the campaign trail.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a connected series of military operations forming a distinct phase of a war

    :  a connected series of operations designed to bring about a particular result

  1. :  to go on, engage in, or conduct a campaign

    :  to enter (something, such as a horse or boat) in competition

  1. :  to hang down so as to drag along or sweep the ground

    :  to extend over a surface in a loose or straggling manner

    :  to grow to such length as to droop over toward the ground

  1. :  a track made by passage especially through a wilderness

    :  a marked or established path or route especially through a forest or mountainous region

    :  a trace or mark left by something that has passed or been drawn along :  scent, track

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