Definition of pull-in in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpo͝olˌin/ /ˈpʊlˌɪn/


  • 1British An area at the side of the road where motorists may pull off the road and stop.

    • ‘Councillor M. Smith asked if the post box situated at The Butts could perhaps be moved down to the Leaslow pull-in as a matter of road safety.’
    • ‘The company also agreed to create four pull-in bays for trucks awaiting oil shipments to ensure they do not interfere with traffic flow in the area.’
    • ‘By the time I made it to the bus pull-in, I was granted a mouthful of exhaust from the last bus that left.’
    • ‘Also why do they build bus stops protruding into the road so when the bus stops so does all the traffic, when I was a bus driver there used to be pull-ins so that traffic could keep moving.’
    • ‘The school is unable to offer a pull-in facility and there were only four public bays in the street.’
    1. 1.1dated A roadside cafe.



/ˈpo͝olˌin/ /ˈpʊlˌɪn/