Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To cross a street illegally or in a reckless manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To behave as a jaywalker; to violate pedestrian traffic regulations by crossing a street away from a designated crossing or to walk in the part of the street intended for cars rather than on the sidewalk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. cross the road at a red light

Etymologies

From jay2, inexperienced person.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Back-formation from jaywalker (Wiktionary)

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  • warped minds think alike!8P

    September 15, 2007

  • Aaaahaha! Suunflowerss, I was all set to say that and you beat me to it. :-)

    September 15, 2007

  • And not the oroborocide! I actually like the variant: Why did the chicken cross its legs? See chicken.

    September 15, 2007

  • to get to the oroboroside

    September 15, 2007

  • But why, oroboros? Why do they cross the road?

    September 15, 2007

  • This is the way reckless avians cross the road!

    September 14, 2007