verb (used without object)
Origin of jaywalk
Examples from the Web for jaywalking
Contemporary Examples of jaywalking
So if you are stopped for jaywalking or driving with a broken headlight, the police can ask to see your papers.What the Supreme Court’s Arizona Ruling Means for Immigration and Health Care
June 25, 2012
Word Origin for jaywalk
by 1912, American English (said in original citation to be a Kansas City term), from jay, perhaps with notion of boldness and impudence. Related: Jaywalk; jaywalker.