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skid mark Syllabification: skid mark

Definition of skid mark in English:


1A long black mark left on a road surface by the tires of a skidding vehicle.
Example sentences
  • Her mother cannot forget the 90-yard skid marks left on the road.
  • He was not aware of the existence of the 10 metres of skid marks on the correct side of the road.
  • There were skid marks where she applied her brakes to no avail.
2A fecal stain on the inside of a person’s underpants.

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