noun, British

Synonyms and Antonyms of tailback

  1. a crowded mass (as of cars) that impedes or blocks movement stuck in a five-mile tailback on the southbound carriageway Synonyms backup, bottleneck, jam-up, logjam, snarl, jam [British], tie-upRelated Words tangle; gridlock, lock; congestion, traffic; crawl, delay, slowdown, stoppage

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