Meaning of PEDESTRIAN in English

PEDESTRIAN

/peuh des"tree euhn/ , n.

1. a person who goes or travels on foot; walker.

adj.

2. going or performed on foot; walking.

3. of or pertaining to walking.

4. lacking in vitality, imagination, distinction, etc.; commonplace; prosaic or dull: a pedestrian commencement speech.

[ 1710-20; pedestri- (s. of pedester on foot, deriv. of pes (s. ped- ); see PEDI- 1 ) + -AN ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .