Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An animal or animals killed by being struck by a motor vehicle.
  • noun Slang One that has failed or been defeated and is no longer worthy of consideration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The body of an animal killed by a vehicle on a road. Also used metaphorically.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the killing of an animal by a road vehicle
  • noun the animal(s) so killed
  • noun by extension a helpless victim

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the dead body of an animal that has been killed on a road by a vehicle

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

A road +‎ kill

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