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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A traffic jam in which the streets are so completely congested that no vehicular movement is possible.

Usage examples (35)
  • Ban said last week that the negotiations were "gridlocked" but today said that
  • LEMON: A stalled energy bill, a gridlocked Senate.
  • We are gridlocked on virtually every single issue.
  • They're not waiting for a gridlocked Congress to act. for more
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