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catwalk Syllabification: cat·walk
Pronunciation: /ˈkatˌwôk/

Definition of catwalk in English:


1A platform extending into an auditorium, along which models walk to display clothes in fashion shows; a runway.
Example sentences
  • Along with trying to walk down the catwalk gracefully, the models also had to dance in front of the judges.
  • There's a fashion TV channel and it shows Pakistani models walking down catwalks and Pakistani designers who are as flamboyant as designers anywhere.
  • Burberry is worn by top models on the catwalks of major fashion shows around the world.
2A narrow walkway or open bridge, especially in an industrial installation.
Example sentences
  • Swathed in black, I climbed to the top of the hall, mesmerized his snipers, sliced a hole in the roof using a plasma cutter, let myself into the catwalks above the stage, and then leapt down upon him from forty feet above.
  • Next, density gave way to linearity in attenuated sculptures with inaccessible catwalks, platforms, and doorways.
  • Most people find these narrow catwalks to be the most frightening part of the tour.

Words that rhyme with catwalk

smooth-talk • jaywalk

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