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1.
not coming to a full stop at a stop sign or running it all together
"nice california stop,asshole"
by whoa there dude December 08, 2003
 
2.
AKA the california rolling stop

The act of not completely stopping at a stop sign or a right hand turn, but rather 'rolling' through it by slowing down some.
*sees stop sign*
*looks for cops*
*sees none*
*makes a california stop*
by Hellfire December 01, 2004
 
3.
The act of slowing down but not fully stopping while driving. Applies mostly to right hand turns at stopsigns.
Sarah got a ticket for making a California stop when turning right at the intersection.
by Shannon April 29, 2003
 
4.
A California Stop is when you dont completely stop at a stop sign, you coast right through it.
Ashleigh made a California Stop at that stop sign and got a ticket.
by Brookelynne December 15, 2007
 
5.
an instance of driving slowly past a stop sign
That idiot just did a California stop.
by The Return of Light Joker April 14, 2008