back roadnoun [ C ]uk /ˈbæk ˌrəʊd/ us /ˈbæk ˌroʊd/
Examples from literature
- At length, he turned into a back road, and from this to the barely discernible trace of an old log road.
- I came up the back road, but the wheels stuck so in the mud that I had to get out and walk part of the way.
- I drove way round the other way, up the back road, and unloaded him at Henry's house.
- I'll go by the back road.
- This was on a back road, but the way was good and they reached the farm without trouble, excepting that they had to slow down to let a herd of cows pass them.