speedway

play
noun speed·way \ˈspēd-ˌwā\

Definition of speedway

  1. 1 :  a public road on which fast driving is allowed; specifically :  expressway

  2. 2 :  a racecourse for automobiles or motorcycles

  3. 3 :  a sprint race for motorcycles

1894

First Known Use of speedway

1894


SPEEDWAY Defined for English Language Learners

speedway

play
noun speed·way \ˈspēd-ˌwā\

Definition of speedway for English Language Learners

  • : a track where cars or motorcycles race

  • : the sport of racing motorcycles on a special track



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up speedway? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a brief usually trivial fact

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ