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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Recklessly crossing the street at a red light.

Usage examples (36)
  • It may seem counterintuitive, but jaywalking is in fact the safest way to cross a street.
  • Fortunately, jaywalking is a joke law, and can be ignored (as long as there are no cops around).
  • “Ever wonder why they call it jaywalking?” she said, her thick Welsh accent slurred with her lips pressed against the window.
  • Travel guide author Gail Lecht recalls jaywalking across for more
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