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Definition of "jaywalk" []

  • To cross a street illegally or in a reckless manner. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cross or walk in a street recklessly or illegally (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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Use "jaywalk" in a sentence
  • "For example, how many people "jaywalk" in New York city everyday?"
  • "Bristol & Levi back on, Gabourey's mom is a star, Don't jaywalk in Seattle"
  • "- Don't jaywalk (don't be the recipient of a car accident if its easy to avoid)."