shunpike definition by Webster's New World
a secondary road used to avoid turnpikes and expressways
shunpike definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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