Origin of road kill
Examples from the Web for road kill
American society celebrates wealthy television personalities like Rowe, not trash collectors and road-kill removers.Mike Rowe: ‘Dirty Jobs’ Host Says He Did Not Endorse Mitt Romney|Lloyd Grove|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“A moderate is nothing but road-kill in the Senate right now,” he says.Democratic Sen. Mark Warner Defies Party to Engage GOP on a Deficit deal|Linda Killian|December 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Word Origin and History for road kill
animal killed by vehicular traffic, 1972; the figurative sense is from 1992.