an obstruction placed across a road, especially of barricades or police cars, for halting or hindering traffic, as to facilitate the capture of a pursued car or inspection for safety violations.
an obstruction on a road, as a fallen tree or a pile of fallen rocks.
a hastily built barricade, as of barbed wire, erected across a road to hold up the advance of an enemy.
an action, condition, etc., that obstructs progress toward an objective:
Nationalism is a roadblock to European unity.
verb (used with object)
to halt or obstruct with or as if with a roadblock.
a barrier set up across a road by the police or military, in order to stop a fugitive, inspect traffic, etc
a difficulty or obstacle to progress
- Road book
noun 1. a book of maps, sometimes including a gazetteer
noun 1. a theatrical group that tours cities and towns, usually performing a single play that is or has been a success in New York City.
noun, plural roadeos. 1. a competition, usually held annually, for professional truck drivers testing driving skill.
- Road-fund licence
noun 1. (Brit) a licence showing that the tax payable in respect of a motor vehicle has been paid