- 1 [uncountable] the right to drive across or into a road before another vehicle I had the right of way at the intersection. Whose right of way is it?
- 2 [uncountable] legal permission to go onto or through another person's land Private property—no right of way.
- 3 [countable] a public path that goes through private land a public right of way for walkers
right of waynoun
(pl. rights of way, rights-of-way)