an artist who draws pictures on the sidewalk, especially with colored chalk, as a means of soliciting money from passers-by.
an artist working in the streets, who draws portraits of passing individuals who sit for quick sketches executed in charcoal or pastel.
- Sidewalk hostess
sides of the street
noun, Canadian Informal. 1. the practice of shopkeepers standing on the sidewalk outside their shops to attract customers.
- Sidewalk rage
noun See pavement rage
noun 1. a walk, especially a paved one, at the side of a street or road. noun 1. (US & Canadian) a hard-surfaced path for pedestrians alongside and a little higher than a road Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) pavement sideswipe