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1pedestrian

adjective pe·des·tri·an \pə-ˈdes-trē-ən\

: not interesting or unusual

: relating to or designed for people who are walking

Full Definition of PEDESTRIAN

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a :  going or performed on foot
b :  of, relating to, or designed for walking <a pedestrian mall>

Examples of PEDESTRIAN

  1. He lived a pedestrian life, working at the paper mill and living in his trailer.
  2. pedestrian concerns like paying the bills and getting the kids to school on time

Origin of PEDESTRIAN

Latin pedestr-, pedester, literally, going on foot, from ped-, pes foot — more at foot
First Known Use: 1716

Related to PEDESTRIAN

Synonyms
arid, colorless, drab, dreary, drudging, dry, dull, dusty, flat, heavy, ho-hum, humdrum, jading, jejune, leaden, mind-numbing, monochromatic, monotonous, numbing, old, boring, ponderous, slow, stale, stodgy, stuffy, stupid, tame, tedious, tiresome, tiring, uninteresting, wearisome, weary, wearying
Antonyms
absorbing, engaging, engrossing, gripping, interesting, intriguing, involving, riveting

Rhymes with PEDESTRIAN

2pedestrian

noun

: a person who is walking in a city, along a road, etc.

Full Definition of PEDESTRIAN

:  a person going on foot :  walker

Examples of PEDESTRIAN

  1. The car slid off the road and almost hit a group of pedestrians.

First Known Use of PEDESTRIAN

1770

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