Definition of pull-off in English:



  • An area at the side of a road where vehicles may pull off the road and stop.

    ‘park at one of the many roadside pull-offs’
    • ‘Travelling north you will very likely stop to look at the seals at Ohau Point where there is a pull-off area of tar seal on your right just past Half Moon Bay.’
    • ‘Coordinate with the National Park Service regarding a possible pedestrian footbridge over the canal as part of a new pull-off/scenic view area on Canal Road.’
    • ‘I swung into a pull-off overlooking the river, a spot in which I'd always wanted to stop but never had.’
    • ‘But a pull-off on 75 looked inviting, and after a moment's hesitation, I swung in.’
    • ‘Along this section is a scenic pull-off that's perfect for snapshots.’