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jay·walk

 (jā′wôk′)
intr.v. jay·walked, jay·walk·ing, jay·walks
To walk across a street in violation of traffic law, especially by crossing outside of a marked pedestrian crosswalk at an intersection.

[From jay, inexperienced person.]

jay′walk′er n.

jaywalk

(ˈdʒeɪˌwɔːk)
vb
(intr) to cross or walk in a street recklessly or illegally
[C20: from jay (sense 2)]
ˈjayˌwalker n
ˈjayˌwalking n

jay•walk

(ˈdʒeɪˌwɔk)

v.i.
to cross a street heedlessly or at a place other than a regular crossing.
jay′walk`er, n.

jaywalk


Past participle: jaywalked
Gerund: jaywalking

Imperative
jaywalk
jaywalk
Present
I jaywalk
you jaywalk
he/she/it jaywalks
we jaywalk
you jaywalk
they jaywalk
Preterite
I jaywalked
you jaywalked
he/she/it jaywalked
we jaywalked
you jaywalked
they jaywalked
Present Continuous
I am jaywalking
you are jaywalking
he/she/it is jaywalking
we are jaywalking
you are jaywalking
they are jaywalking
Present Perfect
I have jaywalked
you have jaywalked
he/she/it has jaywalked
we have jaywalked
you have jaywalked
they have jaywalked
Past Continuous
I was jaywalking
you were jaywalking
he/she/it was jaywalking
we were jaywalking
you were jaywalking
they were jaywalking
Past Perfect
I had jaywalked
you had jaywalked
he/she/it had jaywalked
we had jaywalked
you had jaywalked
they had jaywalked
Future
I will jaywalk
you will jaywalk
he/she/it will jaywalk
we will jaywalk
you will jaywalk
they will jaywalk
Future Perfect
I will have jaywalked
you will have jaywalked
he/she/it will have jaywalked
we will have jaywalked
you will have jaywalked
they will have jaywalked
Future Continuous
I will be jaywalking
you will be jaywalking
he/she/it will be jaywalking
we will be jaywalking
you will be jaywalking
they will be jaywalking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jaywalking
you have been jaywalking
he/she/it has been jaywalking
we have been jaywalking
you have been jaywalking
they have been jaywalking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jaywalking
you will have been jaywalking
he/she/it will have been jaywalking
we will have been jaywalking
you will have been jaywalking
they will have been jaywalking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jaywalking
you had been jaywalking
he/she/it had been jaywalking
we had been jaywalking
you had been jaywalking
they had been jaywalking
Conditional
I would jaywalk
you would jaywalk
he/she/it would jaywalk
we would jaywalk
you would jaywalk
they would jaywalk
Past Conditional
I would have jaywalked
you would have jaywalked
he/she/it would have jaywalked
we would have jaywalked
you would have jaywalked
they would have jaywalked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.jaywalk - cross the road at a red light
cross, cut across, cut through, get over, traverse, pass over, get across, track, cover - travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
Translations

jaywalk

[ˈdʒeɪwɔːk] VIcruzar la calle imprudentemente
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