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pedestrian

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Adjective, Noun
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pe=des=tri=an

CIDE DICTIONARY

pedestriana. 
  •  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]
pedestriann. 
     A walker; one who journeys on foot; a foot traveler; specif., a professional walker or runner.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

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

Idiom
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.
Derivative
pedestrianism n. pedestrianize v.tr. & intr. (also -ise). pedestrianization n.
Etymology
F p{eacute}destre or L pedester -tris

DEVIL DICTIONARY

pedestrian

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

THESAURUS

pedestrian

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

ROGET THESAURUS

pedestrian

Dullness

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.

Traveler

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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