tobacco road

noun, often capitalized T&R

Definition of tobacco road

  1. :  a squalid poverty-stricken rural area or community

Origin and Etymology of tobacco road

from Tobacco Road, novel (1932) by Erskine Caldwell and play (1933) by Jack Kirkland †1969 American playwright

First Known Use: 1937

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a trip made at another's expense

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