Definition of roadworthy in English:

Share this entry

roadworthy

Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊdwəːði/

adjective

(Of a motor vehicle or bicycle) fit to be used on the road: it was still roadworthy
More example sentences
  • Like the pink slip provided by authorised mechanics certifying a motorist's car is roadworthy, a Certificate of Class has been awarded.
  • Make sure your car is roadworthy before you hit, the road.
  • She had emphasised to her daughter the need to check that the van was roadworthy, particularly as to its steering, brakes and tyres.

Derivatives

roadworthiness

Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊdwəːðɪnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • Assuming the company has a fleet of transportation trucks - or even company cars - there's road traffic legislation under which fall things like certificates of roadworthiness and bald tyres.
  • Passing motorists were randomly pulled in and their vehicles inspected for roadworthiness.
  • The MOT is a test of the roadworthiness of an individual vehicle.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: road|worthy

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.