Definition of Crossing guard

1. Noun. Someone who helps people (especially children) at a traffic crossing.

Specialized synonyms: Lollipop Lady, Lollipop Woman
Generic synonyms: Traffic Cop



Definition of Crossing guard

1. Noun. A person who directs vehicular traffic so that pedestrians may cross the right of way. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crossing Guard

crossgrading
crossgrained
crossguard
crossguards
crosshair
crosshairs
crosshatch
crosshatched
crosshatches
crosshatching
crosshatchings
crosshead
crossheading
crossheads
crossing
crossing guard (current term)
crossing guards
crossing number
crossing one's fingers
crossing over
crossing swords
crossing the aisle
crossing the floor
crossing the line
crossings
crossish
crossjack
crossjacks
crosslegged
crosslet

Literary usage of Crossing guard

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1. World's Columbian Exposition, 1893: Official Catalogue by Moses Purnell Handy (1893)
"501 The only pneumatic street and crossing guard for the protection of street crossings of railways at grade and draw bridges that locks its ..."

2. Along French Byways by Clifton Johnson (1912)
"This woman is the crossing guard. She and her family live close by in a small cottage, that proclaims itself railroad property by having a mammoth number ..."

3. The Exclusive Claims of Puseyite Episcopalians to the Christian Ministry by John Brown (1844)
"... "and with often crossing guard thy forehead, that the destroyer of Egypt find no place in thee." Lactantius saith, (lib. 4, cap. ..."

4. School Violence: Views of Students & the Community: Congressional Hearings edited by Michael Castle (2001)
"... this may place the student at risk of retaliation for profiting from a fellow student's arrest. In an effective adaptation of the student crossing guard ..."

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