Verboticism: Jayfarer

'But I don't want my hamburger in a car'

DEFINITION: v. To ignore conventional wisdom and traffic rules by walking in areas normally restricted to motor vehicles. n. An aggressive pedestrian who feels it is their god-given right to walk in the middle of the road.

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: jay/fair/er

Sentence: The jayfarer caused havoc on the freeway this morning trying to dodge 100 mile per hour traffic.

Etymology: JAYFARER - noun - from JAYWALKER (to cross a street illegally or in a reckless manner) + WAYFARER (a pedestrian who walks from place to place on foot)

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Comments: Jayfarer

readerwriter - 2009-03-02: 09:36:00
He is a poor jayfaring stranger...travelling through this world of woe...(from the folk song, "I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger."

silveryaspen - 2009-03-02: 10:29:00
A farevorite!

galwaywegian - 2009-03-02: 15:02:00

mweinmann - 2009-03-03: 07:52:00
like it.