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[seg-wey] /ˈsɛg weɪ/
verb, noun
a frequent misspelling of segue. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • segway is trying to reinvent urban transportation--again.
  • The segway was a decent idea, but it lacked protection from the elements.
  • The actual sightseeing lasts for approximately one hour after tourists receive their segway training.
  • Find tranquility in a day at the beach, ride a segway, or wind your way by kayak through the marshy expanse.
Word Origin and History for segway


trademark name (Segway Inc., Bedford, New Hampshire, U.S.), in use from 2001; according to the company, chosen for similarity to segue on notion of "a smooth transition from one place to another," with probably influence of way (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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