road trip


Definition of road trip

1 : a trip taken by a sports team to play one or more away games
2 : an extended trip in a motor vehicle

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Other Words from road trip

road-trip \ ˈrōd-​ˈtrip How to pronounce road-trip (audio) \ intransitive verb

Examples of road trip in a Sentence

The team won three of five games on its road trip.

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Plan a road trip to hop from one landmark to the next, and make sure to book appropriately modern hotels to stay at along the way. Allie Weiss, ELLE Decor, "5 Midcentury-Modern Landmarks You Need to See in the Midwest," 6 Dec. 2018 Somehow, though, that road trip from hell didn't put Kunis completely off the idea of RV-ing. Andrea Park, Glamour, "Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's Honeymoon Sounds Like a Nightmare," 31 July 2018 But a 5-2 loss to the Rangers on Wednesday was the final whisper on a 2-5 road trip in which the Padres offense did very little. Kevin Acee,, "Rangers rock resilient Richard, punchless Padres," 27 June 2018 Frederik Andersen made 38 saves as Toronto wrapped up a six-game road trip with a 3-2-1 mark. Joe Harris, The Seattle Times, "O’Reilly’s overtime goal lifts Blues past Maple Leafs 3-2," 19 Feb. 2019 Driving reminders Make sure your car is ready for those summer road trips with the app Drivvo, which is free for iOS and Android. Staff, The Christian Science Monitor, "Top Picks: PBS’s 'No Passport Required,' 'Oh Lucy!' on DVD and Blu-ray, and more," 6 July 2018 The result was a leadoff homer that broke a 2-2 deadlock as the Royals limped to the finish line of a seven-game road trip with their sixth loss of this West Coast swing. Maria Torres, kansascity, "Royals lose again to A's and finish seven-game road trip 1-6," 10 June 2018 Orlando City caps the road trip with a June 13 game against the Montreal Impact. Jordan Culver, Pro Soccer USA, "Full Orlando City squad hits the road for U.S. Open Cup, back-to-back Canada matches," 5 June 2018 With cannabis in tow, the character goes on a road trip with his daughter (Vera Farmiga) and her son (Lewis MacDougall). Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times, "Summer 2018 Movie Release Schedule," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of road trip

1953, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of road trip was in 1953

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English Language Learners Definition of road trip

: a long trip in a car, truck, etc.
: a trip that is taken by a sports team in order to play one or more games

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