zebra crossing

[ zee-bruh-kraw-sing, kros-ing; British zeb-ruh ]
/ ˈzi brə ˌkrɔ sɪŋ, ˈkrɒs ɪŋ; British ˈzɛb rə /

noun British.

a crosswalk marked with white stripes.

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Origin of zebra crossing

First recorded in 1950–55

Words nearby zebra crossing

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British Dictionary definitions for zebra crossing

zebra crossing

noun

British 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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