(also waymarker /ˈweɪmɑːkə/) A sign forming one of a series used to mark out a route, especially a footpath or bridle path.
- Just before a sign: ‘Private No Entry’, take a path on the left, by a red waymarker.
- After passing over the brow of a small hill leave the track and bear diagonally right across a field along a path indicated by a waymarker; this leads to a wooden footbridge on the far side of the large field.
- This moorland walk follows the distinctive waymarkers of the Pendle Way for most of its length and takes in the lofty summit of Pendle Hill, Lancashire's most celebrated ‘mountain’.
Identify (a route) with a waymark: the trail is waymarked with blue arrows
More example sentences
- The route is mostly waymarked by white arrows on a yellow background.
- The route is waymarked with flags at 100m intervals.
- There are good car parking bays on both sides of the road and the route is waymarked, making it easy to follow.
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