Definition of traffic warden in English:

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traffic warden


A uniformed official employed to locate and report on infringements of parking regulations.
Example sentences
  • In the Kennet district the traffic warden is employed by the police but under a contract with Kennet which pays the costs of the service.
  • An amateur snapper couldn't believe his eyes when he spotted a traffic warden parking on double yellow lines to issue a ticket.
  • There was an altercation outside between a fellow who had parked illegally and a traffic warden.

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