on the road

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on the road

1 : traveling especially in a car, truck, bus, etc.
  • We've been on the road since Tuesday.
  • Musicians often spend many months on the road.
2 of a vehicle : being used
  • You don't see too many of those cars on the road anymore.
3 : in good enough condition to be legally driven
  • It will cost $1,500 to get the car back on the road.

Word by Word Definitions

road play
  1. : roadstead

  2. : an open way for vehicles, persons, and animals

  3. : roadbed


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