Jaywalk refers to the act of crossing a street carelessly or illegally.
The word jaywalk is derived from the phrase "jaywalker" meaning "a pedestrian who crosses a street carelessly or illegally".
- He was jaywalking when he was hit by a car.
- She was jaywalking when she was almost hit by a bus.
- The pedestrians were jaywalking when they were warned by the traffic police.
- Jaywalking can be dangerous and can cause accidents.
- Jaywalking is illegal in many cities and can result in fines.