Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “truck stop”

truck stop

noun [C] uk   US us  
an area next to an important road with a restaurant, fuel, and repair services, where the main customers are truck drivers wanting to eat and drink cheaplyPetrol stations, garages and repair shopsShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in generalRestaurants and cafes
(Definition of truck stop from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of truck stop?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Restaurants & cafes, but you might be interested in these topics from the Eating and feeding topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “truck stop”

Definitions of “truck stop” in other dictionaries

Translations of “truck stop”

Word of the Day

pint

a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre

Word of the Day

Blog

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