noun walk·ing \ˈw-kiŋ\

: the activity of walking for exercise

Full Definition of WALKING

:  the action of one that walks
:  the condition of a surface for one going on foot <the walking is slippery>

Examples of WALKING

  1. She goes walking every day in the park.

First Known Use of WALKING

14th century



: suitable for walking

: capable of being easily walked

: in human form

Full Definition of WALKING

a :  able to walk :  ambulatory <the walking wounded>
b :  being the personification of a nonhuman quality or thing <a walking encyclopedia>
a :  used for or in walking <walking shoes>
b :  characterized by or consisting of the action of walking <a walking tour>
:  that moves or appears to move in a manner suggestive of walking; especially :  that swings or rocks back and forth <walking beam>
:  guided or operated by a person on foot <a walking plow>

Examples of WALKING

  1. a good pair of walking shoes
  2. They were going at a walking pace.
  3. She is a walking disaster.

First Known Use of WALKING

15th century
Medical Dictionary


adjective walk·ing \ˈw-kiŋ\

Medical Definition of WALKING

:  able to walk :  ambulatory
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