Definition of signpost noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    signpost

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsaɪnpoʊst//
     
     
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  1. 1a sign at the side of a road giving information about the direction and distance of places Follow the signposts to the superstore.
  2. 2(figurative) The chapter headings are useful signposts to the content of the book.