Definición de pedestrian en inglés:

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pedestrian

Pronunciación: /pɪˈdɛstrɪən/

sustantivo

A person walking rather than travelling in a vehicle: the road is so dangerous pedestrians avoid it [as modifier]: a pedestrian bridge
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The new crossing would improve conditions both for pedestrians and vehicles.
  • Vehicles and pedestrians can still use Bank Street but it is taking away some of the parking space.
  • No lights, just a steady stream of pedestrians walking over the road and holding up the traffic.
Sinónimos
walker, person on foot, hiker, rambler, stroller, wayfarer, footslogger
rare foot traveller

adjetivo

Lacking inspiration or excitement; dull: disenchantment with their pedestrian lives
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In spite of the glowing praise on the back cover, it turned out to be very pedestrian and hum-drum.
  • Halfway through this fairly pedestrian game matters were poised on a knife-edge.
  • The performance is so pedestrian it practically gets run over by a goey-filled truckie.
Sinónimos
dull, plodding, boring, tedious, monotonous, uneventful, unremarkable, tiresome, wearisome, uninspired, uncreative, unimaginative, unexciting, uninteresting, lifeless, dry;
unvarying, unvaried, repetitive, repetitious, routine, commonplace, average, workaday;
ordinary, everyday, unoriginal, derivative, mediocre, run-of-the-mill, flat, prosaic, matter-of-fact, turgid, stodgy, mundane, humdrum
informal OK, so-so, bog-standard, vanilla, plain vanilla, nothing to write home about, not so hot, not up to much
British informal common or garden
New Zealand informal half-pie

Derivados

pedestrianism

Pronunciación: /pɪˈdɛstrɪənɪz(ə)m/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • By this extraordinary effort of pedestrianism, he netted the sum of a hundred guineas, which had been staked on his success.
  • As a sport, running is the present day version of 'pedestrianism', which originated in eighteenth century Britain and came to Australia in the mid-nineteenth century.
  • Pedestrianism had become hugely popular, and the newspapers of the day were enthusiastically playing up the challenge.

pedestrianly

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Origen

Early 18th century: from French pédestre or Latin pedester 'going on foot', also 'written in prose' + -ian. Early use in English was in the description of writing as 'prosaic'.

Palabras que riman con pedestrian

equestrian

For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: ped|es¦|trian

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