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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jaywalker - a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally
pedestrian, footer, walker - a person who travels by foot
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Translations
الشّخْص المخالِف لِحَرَكَة المُرور
neukázněný chodec
fumlegænger
vigyázatlanul közlekedõ gyalogos
kærulaus gangandi vegfarandi
neatsargus pėsčiasisneatsargus vaikščiojimas per gatvę
neuzmanīgs gājējs
nedisciplinovaný chodec
sokakta dikkatsiz yürüyen kimse

jaywalker

[ˈdʒeɪˌwɔːkəʳ] Npeatón/ona m/f imprudente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

jaywalker

[ˈdʒeɪwɔːkər] npiéton(ne) m/f indiscipliné(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

jaywalker

[ˈdʒeɪˌwɔːkəʳ] npedone m indisciplinato (nell'attraversare la strada)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

jaywalker

(ˈdʒeiwoːkə) noun
a person who walks carelessly among traffic. She never looks to see if there's a car coming before she crosses the road – she's a jaywalker.
ˈjaywalking noun
The police were concerned about the number of accidents involving jaywalking.
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