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"jaywalk" in British English

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jaywalkverb [I]

uk   /ˈdʒeɪ.wɔːk/  us   /-wɑːk/ mainly US
jaywalker
noun [C] uk   /-wɔː.kər/  us   /-wɑː.kɚ/
We ​nearlyran over a ​couple of jaywalkers who ​walked out in ​front of the ​car.
(Definition of jaywalk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jaywalk" in American English

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jaywalkverb [I]

 us   /ˈdʒeɪˌwɔk/
to ​walkacross a ​street at a ​place where you are not ​allowed to cross
jaywalking
noun [U]  us   /ˈdʒeɪˌwɔ·kɪŋ/
You got ticketed for jaywalking?
(Definition of jaywalk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jaywalk”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不遵守交通规则乱穿马路…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不遵守交通規則亂過馬路…
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