Definition of Pedestrianism

1. n. The act, art, or practice of a pedestrian; walking or running; traveling or racing on foot.



Definition of Pedestrianism

1. Noun. A form of competitive walking of the nineteenth century, often professional and funded by wagering, from which the modern sport of racewalking developed. ¹

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Definition of Pedestrianism

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pedestrianism

pedestalling
pedestals
pedestrial
pedestrian
pedestrian bridge
pedestrian crossing
pedestrian crossings
pedestrian precinct
pedestrian scramble
pedestrian scrambles
pedestrian traffic
pedestrianise
pedestrianised
pedestrianises
pedestrianising
pedestrianism (current term)
pedestrianisms
pedestrianization
pedestrianize
pedestrianized
pedestrianizes
pedestrianizing
pedestrianly
pedestrians
pedestrienne
pedestrious
pedetentous
pedetic
pedgill
pedgilled

Literary usage of Pedestrianism

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1857)
"pedestrianism in Switzerland, Painters' Anachronisms, Quack,. Red Sea and the Mediterranean, Railways, English, Cost of, . ..."

2. Half-hours with the Best American Authors by Charles Morris (1886)
"pedestrianism IN EUROPE. BAYARD TAYLOR. To see Europe as a pedestrian requires little preparation, if the traveller is willing to forego some of the ..."

3. "True and Firm.": Biography of Ezra Cornell, Founder of the Cornell University by Alonzo B. Cornell (1884)
"Individuality.—Truth and Frankness.—Nervous Energy.—Untiring Industry.—Manual Labor.—pedestrianism.—Perseverance.—Patience.—Mental Equipment.—Courage. ..."

4. The Arts and Artists: Or Anecdotes & Relics, of the Schools of Painting by James Elmes (1825)
"... pedestrianism. LIPPI might have rivalled any modern English pedestrian. One morning at dinner, he suddenly took it into his head to go to Prato, ..."

5. Lawson's Tyneside Celebrities: Sketches of the Lives and Labours of Famous by William D. Lawson (1873)
"TN approaching pedestrianism we certainly come to one of the most ... Since that time the man has done various feats in pedestrianism both in London, ..."

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