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walkies

Line breaks: walk|ies
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːkɪz
 
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Definition of walkies in English:

noun

informal
A period of exercising a dog: while the client is being coiffed, one of the salon staff takes the pooch for walkies
More example sentences
  • They regularly take their dogs for early morning walkies at Thorndon North which is one of three Essex County Council managed parks in Brentwood.
  • ‘You are entitled to 1 ¼ hours daily for lunch and walkies,’ it states.
  • He refuses to get the hang of going for his walkies.

Phrases

go walkies

1
Go missing, especially as a result of theft: the insurers have drawn up a list of cars most likely to go walkies
More example sentences
  • These can theoretically be used to ensure AGP and PCI cards don't go walkies if the server is moved - later I'll explain why they're virtually useless.
  • The hotel heiress is distraught after it went walkies just two days ago.
  • A couple of bottles of Dom Perignon have gone walkies from the cellar.

Words that rhyme with walkies

Rockies

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