Definition of walker in English:


Syllabification: walk·er
Pronunciation: /ˈwôkər


1A person who walks, especially for exercise or enjoyment.
More example sentences
  • Over 90 people of all ages took part in the walk, the youngest walker being 4 year old Rachel Kelly from Cloggernagh, Glenhest.
  • Dog walkers, who exercise their pets in the fields, have complained to the police, claiming substances at the site have poisoned their pets.
  • He was a keen walker of long-distance trails in Britain and loved travelling.
hiker, rambler, traveler, roamer, rover, pedestrian
literary wayfarer
1.1A device for helping a baby learn to walk, consisting of a harness set into a frame on wheels.
More example sentences
  • I'm not a big fan of walkers because apparently they make the baby lazy, and they stop trying to walk or crawl.
  • Babies who use walkers do not start walking any faster than others.
  • Those who didn't use walkers walked alone at 58 weeks compared to the others at 61 weeks.
1.2North American A frame used by disabled or infirm people for support while walking, typically made of metal tubing with small wheels or rubber-tipped feet.
More example sentences
  • Your physical therapist will recommend strengthening and mobility exercises and will help you learn how to use a walking aid, such as a walker or crutches.
  • The day of the meeting is not one of Nozuko's good days; she is so weakened by fever that walking down the hall to the meeting room with her walker exhausts her.
  • Striking scenery was also shot in Iceland, where Bond uses his crutches, walker, wheelchair, and walking stick to run away from Russian soldiers.

Definition of walker in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌōlēˈajənəs
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily