Definition of crossing guard in English:

crossing guard

Syllabification: cross·ing guard


  • A person whose job it is to help pedestrians, especially schoolchildren, to cross intersections safely.
    More example sentences
    • The intersection, which has three stop signs, is not protected by a school crossing guard.
    • He also said the state agency would recommend hiring crossing guards to work the Broadway crosswalk.
    • The festival's volunteer crossing guards are given light sabers.

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