zebra crossing

noun ze·bra crossing \ ˈze-brə- , ˈzē- \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of zebra crossing

British
: a crosswalk marked by a series of broad white stripes to indicate a crossing point at which pedestrians have the right of way

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First Known Use of zebra crossing

1950


ZEBRA CROSSING Defined for English Language Learners

zebra crossing

noun

Definition of zebra crossing for English Language Learners

  • : a path that is painted with stripes on a street or road and that marks the place where people can safely cross



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