One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Denoting a ferry or train on to and from which motor vehicles may be driven.
incite, encourage, urge, goad, provoke, spur on, drive on, egg on, entice, stimulate, push, press, prod, prompt, induce, impel, prevail upon, constrain, motivate, make, influence, persuade, swayView synonyms
- ‘Also, the waterfront is designed to appeal to the walk-on ferry rider, not the drive-on ferry rider.’
- ‘After the war, new "drive on" ferry terminals were built in Dover and Calais.’
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