Backed up

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Definition

(The traffic is) backed up!: (The traffic is) blocked, not moving, stuck!
verb

Examples

  • "Northbound traffic on highway one isn't much better: An accident at the Embarcadero exit has traffic completely backed up."
  • "On highway 80, eastbound traffic is backed up all the way to the Bay Bridge, so if you're headed across the bay this morning, you're out of luck."

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