freeway

noun free·way \ ˈfrē-ˌwā \
|Updated on: 21 Aug 2018

Definition of freeway

1 : an expressway with fully controlled access
2 : a highway without toll fees

Examples of freeway in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of freeway

1926

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FREEWAY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of freeway for English Language Learners

  • : a wide highway that is built for fast travel


FREEWAY Defined for Kids

freeway

noun free·way \ ˈfrē-ˌwā \

Definition of freeway for Students

: an expressway that can be used without paying tolls


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