verb (used without object), pe·des·tri·an·ized, pe·des·tri·an·iz·ing.

to go on foot; walk.

Also especially British, pe·des·tri·an·ise.

Origin of pedestrianize

First recorded in 1805–15; pedestrian + -ize Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for pedestrianize




(tr) to convert (a street) into an area for the use of pedestrians only, by excluding all motor vehicles
Derived Formspedestrianization or pedestrianisation, noun
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