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jaywalk

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

Examples of JAYWALK

  1. The police officer warned us not to jaywalk.

First Known Use of JAYWALK

1915

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