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walk US English

Move at a regular and fairly slow pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn, never having both feet off the ground at once

walk US Thesaurus

they walked along the road

waltz Matilda US English

Carry a bundle of possessions while traveling

take a trip down memory lane US English

Deliberately recall pleasant or sentimental memories

walk-in US English

(Especially of a storage area) large enough to walk into

walk-on US English

Denoting a small nonspeaking part in a play or film

walk-up US English

(Of a building) allowing access to the upper floors by stairs only; having no elevator

walk-in New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

walk-on New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

perp walk US English

An act of walking into or out of a police station, courthouse, etc., that a person in police custody is made to perform for the benefit of the media

tail-walk US English

(Of a fish) move over the surface of water by propulsion with the tail

walk away US English

Easily, casually, or irresponsibly abandon a situation in which one is involved or for which one is responsible

walk for US English

Model the clothes of (a particular designer or fashion house) at a fashion show

walk into US English

Encounter or become involved in through ignorance or carelessness

walk out US English

Depart suddenly or angrily

walk-off US English

A run scored by the home team to gain the lead at the bottom of the final inning, thereby ending the game

random walk US English

The movements of an object or changes in a variable that follow no discernible pattern or trend

sheep walk US English

A tract of land on which sheep are pastured

widow's walk US English

A railed or balustraded platform built on a roof, originally in early New England houses, typically for providing an unimpeded view of the sea

walk the walk US English

Suit one’s actions to one’s words

charity walk US English

A sponsored walk to raise money for a charity

Lambeth Walk US English

A social dance with a walking step, popular in the late 1930s

walk in on US English

Enter suddenly or unexpectedly

walk through US English

Rehearse (a play or other piece), reading the lines aloud from a script and performing the actions of the characters

walk-through US English

A tour or demonstration of an area or task

walk on air US English

Feel elated

walk of life US English

The position within society that someone holds or the part of society to which they belong as a result of their job or social status

walk the plank US English

(Formerly) be forced by pirates to walk blindfold along a plank over the side of a ship to one’s death in the sea

walk all over US English

Treat in a thoughtless, disrespectful, and exploitative manner

walk of shame US English

An instance of walking back home on the day after an unplanned casual sexual encounter, typically dressed in the same clothes as the previous evening

walk the wards US English

Gain experience as a clinical medical student

cock of the walk US English

Someone who dominates others within a group

walk on eggshells US English

Be extremely cautious about one’s words or actions

walk the streets US English

Walk freely in a town or city

win in a walk US English

Win without effort or competition

walk something off US English

Exercise on foot in order to undo the effects of a heavy meal

point US English

The position at the head of a column or wedge of troops

tall US English

Used in reference to proud and confident movement or behavior

walk something back US English

Retract a statement or reverse an action or decision

walk someone through US English

Guide (someone) carefully through a process

a walk in the park US English

Something that is very easy to accomplish

walk someone off their feet US English

Walk with someone until they are exhausted

tread the boards US English

Appear on stage as an actor

tightrope US English

A rope or wire stretched tightly high above the ground, on which acrobats perform feats of balancing

walk away in walk US English

Easily, casually, or irresponsibly abandon a situation in which one is involved or for which one is responsible

walk for in walk US English

Model the clothes of (a particular designer or fashion house) at a fashion show

walk in on in walk US English

Enter suddenly or unexpectedly

walk into in walk US English

Encounter or become involved in through ignorance or carelessness


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