noun see shunpike

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shunpiker — shun·pik·er …   English syllables

  • shunpiker — ˈshənˌpīkə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: shunpike + er (II) : one who engages in shunpiking …   Useful english dictionary

  • shunpike — shunpiker, n. /shun puyk /, n., v., shunpiked, shunpiking. n. 1. a side road taken instead of a turnpike or expressway to avoid tolls or to travel at a leisurely pace. v.i. 2. to drive on a shunpike. [1850 55, Amer.; SHUN + (TURN)PIKE] * * * …   Universalium

  • shunpike — noun Date: 1862 a side road used to avoid the toll on or the speed and traffic of a superhighway • shunpiker noun • shunpiking noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shunpiking — The term shunpiking comes from the word shun , meaning to avoid , and pike , a term referring to turnpikes, which were roads which required payment of a toll to travel on them. [ [http://www.m Merriam Webster Online… …   Wikipedia

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  • shunpike — ☆ shunpike [shun′pīk΄ ] n. a secondary road used to avoid turnpikes and expressways shunpiker n. shunpiking n …   English World dictionary

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