roadkill

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noun road·kill \ˈrōd-ˌkil\

Definition of roadkill

  1. 1 :  the remains of an animal that has been killed on a road by a motor vehicle

  2. 2 :  one that falls victim to intense competition political roadkill

road–killed

play \-ˌkild\ adjective

Examples of roadkill in a Sentence

  1. There is a lot of roadkill along the highway.

1946

First Known Use of roadkill

1946


ROADKILL Defined for English Language Learners

roadkill

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noun road·kill \ˈrōd-ˌkil\

Definition of roadkill for English Language Learners

  • : animals that have been killed by being hit by cars and other vehicles

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