walker

9 ENTRIES FOUND:

walk·er

noun \ˈw-kər\

: someone who walks especially for exercise

: someone who walks in a specified way

: a frame that is designed to support someone (such as a baby or an injured or elderly person) who needs help walking

Full Definition of WALKER

1
:  one that walks: as
a :  a competitor in a walking race
b :  a peddler going on foot
c :  a temporary male escort of socially prominent women attending usually public events
2
:  something used in walking: as
a :  a framework designed to support a baby learning to walk or an infirm or disabled person
b :  a walking shoe

Examples of WALKER

  1. She joined a group of walkers in the neighborhood.
  2. <I began to lose weight after I gave up my sedentary lifestyle and became a daily walker.>

First Known Use of WALKER

14th century

Rhymes with WALKER

Walk·er

biographical name \ˈw-kər\

Definition of WALKER

Alice Malsenior 1944– Am. writer

Walker

biographical name

Definition of WALKER

John E(rnest) 1941– British biochem.

Walker

biographical name

Definition of WALKER

William 1824–1860 Am. filibuster

walk·er

noun \ˈw-kər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WALKER

: a framework designed to support an infant learning to walk or an infirm or physically disabled person

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: walker–on
Previous Word in the Dictionary: walk down
All Words Near: walker

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up walker? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).