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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.]
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(intr) to cross or walk in a street recklessly or illegally
[C20: from jay (sense 2)]
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to cross a street heedlessly or at a place other than a regular crossing.
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Past participle: jaywalked
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