stop sign


a traffic sign requiring a motorist to stop before continuing.

Nearby words

  1. stop out,
  2. stop payment,
  3. stop press,
  4. stop price,
  5. stop short,
  6. stop someone's clock,
  7. stop street,
  8. stop the clock,
  9. stop thrust,
  10. stop time

Origin of stop sign

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019