(North American hairpin turn)
A sharp U-shaped bend in a road.
- The hairpin bend in the snow-dusted mountain road is looming.
- He came to a hairpin bend where he saw Norma sitting in her parked car.
- Though the panther was many hundred feet below, it could easily run through the bush, scramble up the embankment and surprise them around a hairpin bend!
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