Definition of bus stop in US English:

bus stop


  • A place where a bus regularly stops, usually marked by a sign.

    • ‘I don't really do breakfast as a rule, maybe grab a packet of crisps or a biscuit or something on my way to the bus stop.’
    • ‘Six disabled parking bays outside the church will be closed to accommodate the temporary bus stop.’
    • ‘There are these men who hang around on the path between the bus stop and my house.’
    • ‘Yuppie Village residents rarely go much further in the area than the tube station or the bus stop here.’
    • ‘When we left for the bus stop, it seemed as though the parents gave us dirty looks.’
    • ‘As for the chicanes on Huntington Road, there is a bus stop in the middle of one and the stop on the opposite side is at the exit.’
    • ‘These folk are probably fuming because they have been abandoned without a word of warning at the bus stop.’
    • ‘Just as I begin to wonder if the buses have quit running for the night, a car pulls up to the bus stop.’
    • ‘Lucky for them, a bus was coming when they just stopped to stand at the bus stop.’
    • ‘So with five minutes to spare we stand at the bus stop in Northgate Street.’
    • ‘The proposal to move the bus stop was made at a meeting of the Ilkley and District Road Safety Committee.’
    • ‘A Swiss man, looking for directions, pulls up at a bus stop where two Americans are waiting.’
    • ‘If you are a few feet away from the bus stop or running towards it, the driver will not stop for you.’
    • ‘On her way to the bus stop she entered a drugstore to get one last thing, pictures.’
    • ‘There is a bus stop and a few paving stones where buses pull up to stop.’
    • ‘Mr Sutton was alerted to the collapsed bus stop sign by a concerned resident.’
    • ‘This was happening in the bus shelter and the nearby road of my bus stop, the last bus stop on the route.’
    • ‘Near the bus stop, the policeman stopped the traffic, so we could cross the road.’
    • ‘There is a bus stop outside the library now and a regular service into the city centre.’
    • ‘The pedestrian refuge is next to a bus stop which makes it very dangerous.’
    stopping place, halt
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bus stop

/ˈbəs ˌstäp//ˈbəs ˌstɑp/