Definitions for jaywalkˈdʒeɪˌwɔk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to cross a street heedlessly or at a place other than a regular crossing.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. jaywalk(verb)

    cross the road at a red light


  1. jaywalk(Verb)

    To behave as a jaywalker; to violate pedestrian traffic regulations by crossing a street away from a designated crossing or to walk in the part of the street intended for cars rather than on the sidewalk.

  2. Origin: Back-formation from jaywalker



    Jaywalk is a Japanese rock band best known in the West for the intro theme of the videogame Road Avenger. In 1991 they had a big hit with "Nanimo ienakute... natsu".


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