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zebra crossing

[ zee-bruh kraw-sing, kros-ing; British zeb-ruh ]

noun

, British.
  1. a crosswalk marked with white stripes.


zebra crossing

noun

  1. a pedestrian crossing marked on a road by broad alternate black and white stripes. Once on the crossing the pedestrian has right of way


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Word History and Origins

Origin of zebra crossing1

First recorded in 1950–55

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