A line of road traffic at or near a standstill because of road construction, an accident, or heavy congestion.
More example sentences
- It may cause a traffic jam or a tailback to the point of gridlock.
- You can select from a traffic jam, roadworks, dentist's office and a circus.
- I said as I manoeuvred the car back into the slow-moving traffic jam that is Boston.
Definition of traffic jam in:
- The British & World English dictionary