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[kraws-wawk, kros-]
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  1. a lane marked off for pedestrians to use when crossing a street, as at an intersection.
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Origin of crosswalk

First recorded in 1735–45; cross- + walk
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Related Words for crosswalk

crossing, interchange, junction, overpass, crossroad, bridge, passage, intersection, circle, stop, crossway, cloverleaf, crosswalk, traverse, network, exchange, screen, traversal, grating, loop

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Historical Examples of crosswalk

  • Agnes tripped over the crosswalk and purchased the little bag of peppermints.

    The Corner House Girls

    Grace Brooks Hill

British Dictionary definitions for crosswalk


  1. US and Canadian a path across a road marked as a crossing for pedestriansAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): pedestrian crossing See also zebra crossing, pelican crossing
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