cat·​walk | \ ˈkat-ˌwȯk How to pronounce catwalk (audio) \

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

Examples of catwalk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Below, see our recap of the best celebrity moments spotted on the catwalk. Essence, 12 July 2021 Floating stairs wrap around a bonsai tree, ascending to the top level complete with a catwalk. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 9 July 2021 During construction of the bridge in the mid-1970s, a 2-foot-wide catwalk running just below the bridge allowed easy access for inspection. Mike And Wendy Pramik, USA TODAY, 4 July 2021 During his debut runway show, Roseberry even planted himself on the catwalk. Fiona Sinclair Scott, CNN, 8 July 2021 The WAVE Miami Beach Fashion Show on Thursday, July 8, will include five designer collections on the catwalk. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, 6 July 2021 Make sure that your catwalk celebrates intergenerational style. Julia Hobbs, Vogue, 27 Jan. 2021 Recently during the Resort 2022 collections, Louis Vuitton made a case for the silhouette, as did Khaite and Balmain, who showcased their own iterations on the catwalk. Julie Tong, Vogue, 25 June 2021 Shawn Jon will sculpt elaborate hairstyles in real time and then send his models down the catwalk., 16 June 2021

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First Known Use of catwalk

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Catwalk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of catwalk

: 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


cat·​walk | \ ˈkat-ˌwȯk How to pronounce catwalk (audio) \

Kids Definition of catwalk

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

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