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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from jaywalker.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) enPR: jāʹwôk, IPA(key): /ˈdʒeɪ.wɔːk/
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jaywalk (third-person singular simple present jaywalks, present participle jaywalking, simple past and past participle jaywalked)

  1. (chiefly Canada, US, law) To behave as a jaywalker; to violate pedestrian traffic regulations by crossing a street away from a designated crossing or to walk in the part of the street intended for cars rather than on the sidewalk.

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