Definition of speed hump noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


speed hump

BrE BrE//ˈspiːd hʌmp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspiːd hʌmp//
(especially British English) (usually North American English speed bump) (also British English, informal sleeping policeman) Controlling traffic
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a raised area across a road that is put there to make traffic go slower Wordfinderclamp, cone, contraflow, pedestrian, roadworks, speed hump, tailback, toll, traffic, zebra crossing See related entries: Controlling traffic