freeway

[ free-wey ]
/ ˈfriˌweɪ /

noun

an express highway with no intersections, usually having traffic routed on and off by means of a cloverleaf.
a toll-free highway.

Nearby words

  1. freethinker,
  2. freethinkers,
  3. freetown,
  4. freeview,
  5. freeware,
  6. freewheel,
  7. freewheeler,
  8. freewheeling,
  9. freewill,
  10. freewill offering

Origin of freeway

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; free + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for freeway

freeway

/ (ˈfriːˌweɪ) /

noun US

another name for expressway
a major road that can be used without paying a toll
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