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duckwalk

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʌkwɔːk
 
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Definition of duckwalk in English:

verb

[no object]
Walk with the body in a squatting posture: lowering himself off the bench, he duckwalked toward the stern
More example sentences
  • I sneered and scowled, windmilled and duckwalked, picked and plucked.

noun

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A walk with the body in a squatting posture.
Example sentences
  • I can't think of a single guitarist I've ever known in my life that didn't do the duckwalk given half a chance.
  • It would be easier for him to run slowly backwards in a sort of Chuck Berry duckwalk.
  • He's still doing that duckwalk!

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