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  1. roadkillnoun

    the dead body of an animal that has been killed on a road by a vehicle

    "vultures usually feed on carrion or roadkill"


  1. roadkilln. sing. & pl.

    The body of an animal killed by a vehicle on a road; as, it is illegal in most places for a restaurant to serve roadkill as food for people. Also used metaphorically; as,


  1. roadkillnoun

    the killing of an animal by a road vehicle; the animal(s) so killed

  2. roadkillnoun

    a helpless victim


  1. Roadkill

    Roadkill is an animal or animals that have been struck and killed by drivers of motor vehicles. Wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVC) have increasingly been the topic of academic research to understand the causes, and how it can be mitigated.


  1. roadkill

    Roadkill refers to animals or wildlife that have been struck and killed by motor vehicles while crossing or wandering onto roads. It often includes a variety of animals such as mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.


  1. Roadkill

    Roadkill is a film by Canadian director Bruce McDonald, filmed and released in 1989. In a review of the film's soundtrack album, the website Allmusic calls the film "an increasingly weird mix of Heart of Darkness and The Wizard of Oz".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of roadkill in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of roadkill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of roadkill in a Sentence

  1. Allen West:

    Allen West know what my dad taught me ? i grew up in Georgia. He said the only thing in the middle of the road is roadkill, and I don't want to be roadkill.

  2. Dorothy Washington:

    It's almost like they're not aware of her death, or they just don't care and that made us angry, she was raised and born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, paid her taxes, voted and they treated like she was nothing. Like she was roadkill.

  3. Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy:

    In response to Biden's energy policy: Senator John Kennedy then gave a folksy analogy to describe Biden’s energy policy: “Ainsley, I used to have a beagle named Roger. And Roger was a rascal. About every two weeks, Roger would run off. He’d always come back but about half the time he’d come back dragging roadkill that he would hide under my back porch. President Biden’s energy policy looks like and smells like something Roger used to keep under my back porch.”

  4. Mel Adams:

    That's where roadkill happens.

  5. Susannah Buchan:

    People don't realize how much of a global problem it is. These charismatic animals -- everyone loves whales -- they've actually become the ocean's roadkill.

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