Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or practice of walking; traveling or racing on foot; the art of a pedestrian or professional walker or runner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act, art, or practice of a pedestrian; walking or running; traveling or racing on foot.

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  • noun A form of competitive walking of the nineteenth century, often professional and funded by wagering, from which the modern sport of racewalking developed.

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Examples

  • Just as pedestrians are accorded priority on thoroughfares because pedestrianism is the natural state of man, so amateur sports stand on a higher plane than professional sport.

    For the Love of the Game

  • Just as pedestrians are accorded priority on thoroughfares because pedestrianism is the natural state of man, so amateur sports stand on a higher plane than professional sport.

    For the Love of the Game

  • Just as pedestrians are accorded priority on thoroughfares because pedestrianism is the natural state of man, so amateur sports stand on a higher plane than professional sport.

    For the Love of the Game

  • [Page 32] grace of architecture; but the taxi-cabs and private motors are almost as abundant as in peace-time, and the peril of pedestrianism is kept at its normal pitch by the incessant dashing to and fro of those unrivalled engines of destruction, the hospital and War Office motors.

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  • When Flolamp continue to pedestrianism on beach, a Natureism warrior was running to front from the small battle car.

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  • The result is broken or stretched contracts, sloppy novels hammered out in a rush, or a sort or imaginative pedestrianism born of over analysis.

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  • "The true charm of pedestrianism does not lie in the walking, or in the scenery, but in the talking," Twain writes.

    A Mississippian Flood

  • "The true charm of pedestrianism does not lie in the walking, or in the scenery, but in the talking," Twain writes.

    A Mississippian Flood

  • "The true charm of pedestrianism does not lie in the walking, or in the scenery, but in the talking," Twain writes.

    A Mississippian Flood

  • If we start equating cycling with pedestrianism instead of vehicle use then before you know it we'll all be "schluffing."

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