Definition of El in English:

Share this entry

El

Pronunciation: /ɛl/

noun

(the El)
1(In the US) an elevated railway, especially that in Chicago.
Example sentences
  • I’ve been riding the El nearly every day for about 17 months now.
  • Sometimes riding the el at midnight takes one on a journey far deeper than merely underground.
1.1A train running on an elevated railway: the El rumbled by
More example sentences
  • Riding the el or train should is a nice option, however, the street should not be in this bad a condition.
  • Riding the El train will never be the same.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: El

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.