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walking

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noun walk·ing \ˈwȯ-kiŋ\

Simple Definition of walking

  • : the activity of walking for exercise

Full Definition of walking

  1. 1 :  the action of one that walks

  2. 2 :  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.



14th Century

First Known Use of walking

14th century


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walking

adjective walk·ing

Simple Definition of walking

  • : suitable for walking

  • : capable of being easily walked

  • : in human form

Full Definition of walking

  1. 1 a :  able to walk :  ambulatory <the walking wounded> b :  being the personification of a nonhuman quality or thing <a walking encyclopedia>

  2. 2 a :  used for or in walking <walking shoes> b :  characterized by or consisting of the action of walking <a walking tour>

  3. 3 :  that moves or appears to move in a manner suggestive of walking; especially :  that swings or rocks back and forth <walking beam>

  4. 4 :  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.



15th Century

First Known Use of walking

15th century


Medical Dictionary

walking

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adjective walk·ing \ˈwȯ-kiŋ\

Medical Definition of walking

  1. :  able to walk :  ambulatory






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