jaywalk

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verb jay·walk \ˈjā-ˌwȯk\

Definition of jaywalk

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to cross a street carelessly or in an illegal manner so as to be endangered by traffic

jaywalker

noun

Examples of jaywalk in a sentence

  1. The police officer warned us not to jaywalk.

1915

First Known Use of jaywalk

1915


JAYWALK Defined for English Language Learners

jaywalk

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verb jay·walk \ˈjā-ˌwȯk\

Definition of jaywalk for English Language Learners

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


JAYWALK Defined for Kids

jaywalk

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verb jay·walk \ˈjā-ˌwȯk\

Definition of jaywalk for Students

jaywalked

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jaywalking

  1. :  to cross a street in a place or in a way that is against traffic regulations

jaywalker

noun

Law Dictionary

jaywalk

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intransitive verb jay·walk \ˈjā-ˌwȯk\

Legal Definition of jaywalk

  1. :  to cross a street carelessly or in an illegal manner so as to be endangered by traffic



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