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jaywalk

verb jay·walk \ˈjā-ˌwk\

: to cross a street carelessly or at an illegal or dangerous place

Full Definition of JAYWALK

intransitive verb
:  to cross a street carelessly or in an illegal manner so as to be endangered by traffic
jay·walk·er noun
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Examples of JAYWALK

  1. The police officer warned us not to jaywalk.

First Known Use of JAYWALK

1915
JAYWALK Defined for Kids

jaywalk

verb jay·walk \ˈjā-ˌwk\
jay·walkedjay·walk·ing

Definition of JAYWALK for Kids

:  to cross a street in a place or in a way that is against traffic regulations
jay·walk·er noun

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