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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But longer drives, like road trips, can be a challenge. Alex Fitzpatrick, Time, "Why This Electric Car Racing League Matters Even If You Don't Care About Cars," 10 July 2019 Second baseman Brandon Lowe doubled twice and made a stellar defensive play as Tampa Bay won for the first time on its 10-game road trip., "Rays triumph 5-3 at Oakland to end 4-game losing streak," 22 June 2019 The Athletics, 9-2 losers Friday night to Seattle after returning from a 10-game road trip, improved to 36-35. Jerry Mcdonald, The Mercury News, "Athletics get after Mariners as Frankie Montas wins again," 15 June 2019 The blowout victory capped a 10-game road trip, which included stops in Tampa Bay and Cleveland, with a 6-4 record. Betsy Helfand, Twin Cities, "Jake Odorizzi and four home runs lead Twins past Tigers 12-2," 9 June 2019 Chad Pinder added on with a double in the fourth that scored Stephen Piscotty, giving the A’s 62 runs scored over the 10-game road trip. Martin Gallegos, sacbee, "A’s complete four-game sweep of Tigers to cap off impressive road trip," 28 June 2018 The veteran sidearmer played catch seven days later, during the final day of the team's 10-game road trip, before returning home to test the injury. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros' Joe Smith tosses first bullpen session as he recovers from elbow soreness," 24 June 2018 The Angels were without Zack Cozart again for the finale of their 10-game road trip. Jeff Miller,, "Zack Cozart sits out another game with forearm strain," 31 May 2018 It was pointed out to Counsell that the Brewers were 6-2 on their 10-game road trip heading into Saturday's game against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field having not gotten a start from either Davies or Chase Anderson. Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers starter Zach Davies passes the test in minor-league rehab start," 19 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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