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Adjective, Noun


  •  Going on foot; performed on foot; as, a pedestrian journey.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Lacking in distinction or imaginativeness; ordinary; commonplace; dull; insipid; prosaic; as, pedestrian prose.  [PJC]
     A walker; one who journeys on foot; a foot traveler; specif., a professional walker or runner.  [1913 Webster]


pedestrian, n. & adj.
1 (often attrib.) a person who is walking, esp. in a town (pedestrian crossing).
2 a person who walks competitively.
--adj. prosaic; dull; uninspired.

pedestrian crossing Brit. a specified part of a road where pedestrians have right of way to cross. pedestrian precinct an area of a town restricted to pedestrians.
pedestrianism n. pedestrianize v.tr. & intr. (also -ise). pedestrianization n.
F p{eacute}destre or L pedester -tris



n. The variable (an audible) part of the roadway for an automobile.



ambler, ambulant, ambulative, ambulator, ambulatory, arid, artless, backpacker, banal, banausic, barren, blah, blank, bloodless, boring, characterless, circuit-riding, cold, colorless, common, commonplace, dead, dim, dismal, draggy, drearisome, dreary, dry, dryasdust, dull, dusty, effete, elephantine, empty, etiolated, expeditionary, fade, flat, foot passenger, foot soldier, foot traveler, footslogger, globe-girdling, globe-trotting, going, hackneyed, half-assed, heavy, hiker, hitchhiker, ho-hum, hollow, hoofer, humdrum, inadept, inane, inapt, inattentive, inefficient, inept, inexcitable, inexpert, infantryman, insipid, itinerant, itinerary, jaywalker, jejune, journeying, leaden, lifeless, locomotive, low-spirited, marcher, matter-of-fact, mediocre, monotone, monotonous, moving, mundane, mundivagant, on foot, on tour, ordinary, paddlefoot, pale, pallid, passing, perambulating, perambulatory, peregrinative, peregrine, peripatetic, pilgrimlike, plain, platitudinous, plodding, poetryless, pointless, poky, ponderous, poor, progressing, prosaic, prosing, prosy, rambler, rambling, run-of-the-mill, skill-less, slow, solemn, spiritless, stale, sterile, stiff, stock, stodgy, stroller, strolling, stuffy, superficial, tasteless, tedious, thoughtless, tiresome, touring, touristic, touristy, trailsman, tramper, traveling, trekking, trite, truistic, unapt, undeft, undexterous, undextrous, unembellished, unfacile, unidealistic, unimaginative, unimpassioned, uninspired, unintelligent, uninteresting, unlively, unpoetic, unproficient, unromantic, unskillful, vapid, walker, walking, walkist, wayfaring, wishy-washy, wooden




N dullness, heaviness, flatness, infestivity &c, stupidity want of originality, dearth of ideas, prose, matter of fact, heavy book, conte a dormir debout, platitude, dull, dull as ditch water, unentertaining, uninteresting, flat, dry as dust, unfunny, unlively, logy, unimaginative, insulse, dry as dust, prosy, prosing, prosaic, matter of fact, commonplace, pedestrian, pointless, weary stale flat and unprofitable, stupid, slow, flat, insipid, vapid, humdrum, monotonous, melancholic, stolid plodding, boring, tiresome, tedious, davus sum non Aedipus, deadly dull and boring, DDB.


N traveler, wayfarer, voyager, itinerant, passenger, commuter, tourist, excursionist, explorer, adventurer, mountaineer, hiker, backpacker, Alpine Club, peregrinator, wanderer, rover, straggler, rambler, bird of passage, gadabout, gadling, vagrant, scatterling, landloper, waifs and estrays, wastrel, foundling, loafer, tramp, tramper, vagabond, nomad, Bohemian, gypsy, Arab, Wandering Jew, Hadji, pilgrim, palmer, peripatetic, somnambulist, emigrant, fugitive, refugee, beach comber, booly, globegirdler, globetrotter, vagrant, hobo, night walker, sleep walker, noctambulist, runabout, straphanger, swagman, swagsman, trecker, trekker, zingano, zingaro, runner, courier, Mercury, Iris, Ariel, comet, pedestrian, walker, foot passenger, cyclist, wheelman, rider, horseman, equestrian, cavalier, jockey, roughrider, trainer, breaker, driver, coachman, whip, Jehu, charioteer, postilion, postboy, carter, wagoner, drayman, cabman, cabdriver, voiturier, vetturino, condottiere, engine driver, stoker, fireman, guard, chauffeur, conductor, engineer, gharry-wallah, gari-wala, hackman, syce, truckman, on the road.

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