pedestrian

pedestrian
[pi'destriən] 1. noun
(a person who travels on foot: Three pedestrians were hit by the car.) pešec
2. adjective
(ordinary; rather boring or unexciting: a pedestrian account.) suhoparen
* * *
I [pidéstriən]
adjective
pešaški, ki gre peš; figuratively nezanimiv, suhoparen, vsakdanji, prozaičen
pedestrian crossing — prehod za pešce
pedestrian island — cestni otok
II [pidéstriən]
noun
pešec

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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