Definition of Pedestrian

1. Noun. A person who travels by foot.

2. Adjective. Lacking wit or imagination. "A pedestrian movie plot"
Exact synonyms: Earthbound, Prosaic, Prosy
Similar to: Uninteresting
Derivative terms: Prosaicness, Prose, Prosiness

Definition of Pedestrian

1. a. Going on foot; performed on foot; as, a pedestrian journey.

2. n. A walker; one who journeys on foot; a foot traveler; specif., a professional walker or runner.

Definition of Pedestrian

1. Adjective. (not comparable) Of or intended for those who are walking. ¹

2. Adjective. (comparable) Ordinary, dull; everyday; unexceptional. ¹

3. Noun. Somebody walking rather than using a vehicle; somebody traveling on foot. ¹

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Definition of Pedestrian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pedestrian

pedestal fan
pedestal table
pedestrian (current term)
pedestrian bridge
pedestrian crossing
pedestrian crossings
pedestrian precinct
pedestrian scramble
pedestrian scrambles
pedestrian traffic

Literary usage of Pedestrian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"Railroads <s=327(3) —pedestrian crossing tracks held negligent. A pedestrian crossing double tracks in dear view for 1200 feet who was struck by a backing ..."

2. Safety in Road Traffic for Vulnerable Users by Ecmt (2000)
"walk on the roadway, to cross outside the pedestrian crossings, or take some other action involving risk. Taking the foregoing into account, human behaviour ..."

3. Ageing and Transport: Mobility Needs and Safety Issues by Oecd (2001)
"Reliable pedestrian access to public transport, given the difficulties often ... Adequate pedestrian access to shopping facilities which are often blocked ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"By the pedestrian. Edin.: White and Co. IF ever we pay a visit to Germany, with a view of traversing a number of its different states, and whether strictly ..."

5. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1823)
"A great pedestrian feat was performed this month by Mr. James Tinney, ... The pedestrian, on his return, halted at Brentford, having the last five miles to ..."

6. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"CHAPTER VI A CONJUNCTURE, AND ITS RESULT UPON THE pedestrian Wildeve, as has been stated, was determined to visit Eustacia boldly, by day, and on the easy ..."

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