cone off

cone off
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "cone off":
present tense I/you/we/they cone off he/she/it cones off present participle coning off past tense coned off past participle coned off British
to put traffic cones across a road in order to prevent traffic from going along the road

Police coned off the accident site.

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