PEDESTRIAN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PEDESTRIAN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
pedestrian
 n.  a person who is walking, especially in an area where vehicles go
 a.  lacking wit or imagination; not interesting
Classic Sentence:
1  The pedestrian noticed nothing just now, and a clue to her abstraction was afforded by a trivial incident.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
2  Clym, seeing him but dimly, would have let him pass silently, had not the pedestrian, who was Charley, recognized the young man and spoken to him.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
3  At that epoch mustaches indicated the bourgeois, and spurs the pedestrian.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XII—M. BAMATABOIS'S INACTIVITY
4  And thereupon, he spattered the polished boots of a pedestrian.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
5  Whenever she was particularly discomposed, she always performed one of these pedestrian feats; and the amount of her discomposure might always be estimated by the duration of her walk.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 40. THE WANDERER
6  But he liked them; liked that mad driving at twelve miles an hour, liked upsetting a driver or running down a pedestrian, and flying at full gallop through the Moscow streets.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVI
7  In this old provincial quarter, in the wildest nooks, the pavement shows itself, the sidewalks begin to crawl and to grow longer, even where there are as yet no pedestrians.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—MASTER GORBEAU
8  One of these two pedestrians evidently had a project connected with the other.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—MOTHER PLUTARQUE FINDS NO DIFFICULTY IN EXPLAI...
9  The market-gardeners, crouching, half-asleep, in their wagons, amid the salads and vegetables, enveloped to their very eyes in their mufflers on account of the beating rain, did not even glance at these strange pedestrians.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
10  The sidewalks were overflowing with pedestrians and the windows with curious spectators.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833
11  The pedestrians ranged themselves against the walls; then the trampling of horses and the clashing of steel were heard.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
12  The moment he read it, he packed his knapsack, bade adieu to his fellow pedestrians, and was off to keep his promise, with a heart full of joy and sorrow, hope and suspense.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
13  She had walked northward toward the upper shore of Plover Lake, taking to the railroad track, whose directness and dryness make it the natural highway for pedestrians on the plains.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  The roadway was blocked with the immense stream of commerce flowing in a double tide inward and outward, while the footpaths were black with the hurrying swarm of pedestrians.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
15  More than once in their service he had run over pedestrians and upset vehicles in the streets of Moscow and had always been protected from the consequences by "my gentlemen" as he called them.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVI
Example Sentence:
1  The project could include a pedestrian bridge over Valley Parkway that would allow easy access to the arts center and City Hall.
2  The plan entails rerouting traffic through a tunnel to create a vast pedestrian area around Al-Azhar.
3  The Centre was a pedestrian precinct with a bandstand in the middle.
4  Unintentionally boring, he wrote page after page of pedestrian prose.
5  Curious pedestrians were ordered to move along.
6  A few pedestrians carrying their evening shopping sheltered from the rain in doorways.
7  Several pedestrians had come to grief on the icy pavement.