catwalk

noun cat·walk \ ˈkat-ˌwȯk \
Updated on: 25 Apr 2018

Definition of catwalk

1 : a narrow walkway (as along a bridge)
2 : a platform along which models walk in a fashion show : runway
  • A dozen girls spin onto the catwalk at once, all in variations on a theme.
  • —Serena Sinclair

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First Known Use of catwalk

1845

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CATWALK Defined for English Language Learners

catwalk

Definition of catwalk for English Language Learners

  • : a narrow structure for people to walk on along a bridge or high up on the side of a building

  • : the raised structure that models walk along in a fashion show


CATWALK Defined for Kids

catwalk

noun cat·walk \ ˈkat-ˌwȯk \

Definition of catwalk for Students

: a narrow walk or way (as along a bridge)


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