Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a secondary road used to avoid turnpikes and expressways
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A side road taken to avoid the tolls or traffic of a turnpike.intransitive verb shun·piked, shun·pik·ing, shun·pikes
To travel on side roads, avoiding turnpikes.
Origin: shun + (turn)pike.
- shunˈpikˌer noun