Words nearby turnpike
How to use turnpike in a sentence
We are driving down the New Jersey Turnpike on a raw Sunday morning in March.
He was heading toward home on the Pennsylvania Turnpike when he found himself pulling over.
Jersey Turnpike (v.)—to perform a dance move in which one jams his/her rear end against a man's crotch and then bends over.
In the "good old coaching days" the turnpike tolls paid on a coach running daily from here to London amounted to £1,428 per year.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The place was a field, the first beyond the turnpike gate, and within a mile of the city.
A country girl, riding by a turnpike-road without paying toll, the gate-keeper hailed her and demanded his fee.
Sixty, nay fifty, years ago, there were six toll-houses and turnpike bars between London and Portsmouth.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
Chicot stopped at a turnpike, and asked the man if he had seen three travelers pass on mules.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
British Dictionary definitions for turnpike
- gates or some other barrier set across a road to prevent passage until a toll had been paid
- a road on which a turnpike was operated