Definition of "freeway" []

  • See expressway. (noun)
  • A highway without tolls. (noun)
  • A major road that can be used without paying a toll (noun)

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Use "freeway" in a sentence
  • "The freeway is closed for almost 40 miles - I have no idea how our truckers are going to make it through with our orders since it's the main freeway - but I'm just thankful that everyone I know and love is safe right now."
  • "You slept through your alarm, the kids are whining, you burned your toast, you spilled coffee on your pants, the freeway is a parking lot."
  • "While driving home along an empty stretch of freeway from a dinner party at a senior executive's house outside Houston, the ultracompetitive Bethune thought he'd leave his underling, Smisek, in the dust and pulled away in his Porsche at 130 miles per hour."