Definition of skid mark in English:

Share this entry

skid mark

noun

1A long black mark left on a road surface by the tyres of a skidding vehicle: there were no skid marks at the crash scene to indicate how fast he had been travelling
More example sentences
  • There was a long skid mark in the grass that clearly indicated what had happened.
  • He confined his expert opinion to what speed the defendant's vehicle was travelling at having regard to the skid mark of 10.5 meters.
  • That is a skid mark made by the right wheel or tyre of the vehicle.
2 informal A faecal stain on the inside of a person’s underpants: his undies had more skid marks than the Grand Prix circuit

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: skid mark

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.