Is a person walking
in, or crossing the street, usually
used to describe those
who are doing it dangerously or in a manner which obstructs street traffic.
A casual jaywalker, who (at least in CA), flaunts and/or insists his/her right-of-way, commonly ignoring drivers who are waiting for them, or intensely glaring at the them.Derived
from big yellow warning
signs reading"PED XING"
Under archaic California
Law, Ped Xtrians always have the right-of-way over ALL vehicular traffic, from semi's to tricycles, whether on the freeway, an LAX runway, or a sidewalk.
In NYC, as well
as many other inner
city, areas, a PedXtrian is normally referred to as "dat dead guy over der in da gutter".