[ jey-wawk ]
/ ˈdʒeɪˌwɔk /
verb (used without object)
to cross a street at a place other than a regular crossing or in a heedless manner, as diagonally or against a traffic light.
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British Dictionary definitions for jaywalk
/ (ˈdʒeɪˌwɔːk) /
(intr) to cross or walk in a street recklessly or illegally
Derived forms of jaywalkjaywalker, nounjaywalking, noun
Word Origin for jaywalk
C20: from jay (sense 2)
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