Definition of walker in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôkər/


1A person who walks, especially for exercise or enjoyment.
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.
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.
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.

Words that rhyme with walker

caulker (US calker), corker, hawker, Lorca, Majorca, Minorca, orca, porker, squawker, stalker, talker, yorker

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Syllabification: walk·er

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