verb (used without object), traf·ficked, traf·fick·ing.
verb (used with object), traf·ficked, traf·fick·ing.
Origin of traffic
Related formstraf·fick·er, nountraf·fic·less, adjectivein·ter·traf·fic, noun, verb, in·ter·traf·ficked, in·ter·traf·fick·ing.un·traf·ficked, adjective
Examples from the Web for traffic
One witness said the gunfire began after a traffic collision, which drew the attention of a nearby police officer.
The scene was heavily cordoned off to traffic and anyone not with the police, press, or residents.
Yes, some people have been inconvenienced by traffic delays or annoyed by supportive athletes.
More recently, Boko Haram shocked the world by kidnapping 276 female students and threatened to traffic them.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Traffic up ahead on Myrtle backed up, and Johnson began weaving in and out.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The roar of the traffic and the clatter of footsteps and the grumble of voices swirled like dance music about Andrews's head.Three Soldiers|John Dos Passos
Time and reflection caused Captain Whipple to see the impropriety of the traffic and entirely abandon it at an early day.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
Indeed, the traffic had become important, all of a sudden, towards the Roaring Falls.The Peace of Roaring River|George van Schaick
The deadened walls admitted hardly a suggestion of the traffic outside.Mortmain|Arthur Cheny Train
This was all natural enough; but the strange thing is, that the traffic most notably falls off.A Decade of Italian Women, vol. I (of 2)|T. Adolphus Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for traffic
- the vehicles coming and going in a street, town, etc
- (as modifier)traffic lights
- the business of commercial transportation by land, sea, or air
- the freight, passengers, etc, transported