Definition of pedestrian in English:

pedestrian

Syllabification: pe·des·tri·an
Pronunciation: /pəˈdestrēən
 
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noun

  • A person walking along a road or in a developed area.
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    Synonyms
    walker, person on foot; (pedestrians) foot traffic

adjective

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Derivatives

pedestrianly

adverb

Origin

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'.

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