Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “signpost”


noun [C]     /ˈsaɪnpəʊst/
B1 a sign by the side of the road that gives information about routes and distancesLights, signs and markings on roads
(Definition of signpost noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “signpost” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


friendly or helpful

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More