Definition of catwalk in English:


Syllabification: cat·walk
Pronunciation: /ˈkatˌwôk


  • 1A platform extending into an auditorium, along which models walk to display clothes in fashion shows; a runway.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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