high road

noun

Definition of high road

  1. 1 :  highway

  2. 2 :  the easiest course

  3. 3 :  an ethical course

Examples of high road in a Sentence

  1. hair-raising tales of outlaws who ambushed coaches traveling the high roads

1613

First Known Use of high road

1613


HIGH ROAD Defined for English Language Learners

high road

noun

Definition of high road for English Language Learners

  • : a main road



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