how to pronounce jaywalk

/ˈdʒɛɪˌwɔːk/

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jaywalk is pronounced in two syllables

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dʒɛɪwɔːk

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An example use of jaywalk in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… yeah i i jaywalk at 42nd and 5th in …”

meanings of jaywalk

verb:

  1. 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 vehicles rather than on the sidewalk.

words with pronunciation similar to jaywalk

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