cat·​walk ˈkat-ˌwȯk How to pronounce catwalk (audio)
: a narrow walkway (as along a bridge)
: 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 Dressed in a blue one piece bathing suit, with a piece of eye candy on each arm, Pallot worked the catwalk (for sustainable fashion brand Love for Upcycling) like a pro. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 4 June 2024 The largest hotel on the island, the property stretches across the main lobby, spa, and several restaurants, which are connected by a catwalk to a block of beachfront suites and additional restaurants. Mariette Williams, Condé Nast Traveler, 29 Aug. 2023 On Saturday night, Earle will walk the runway for Sports Illustrated’s catwalk presentation for Swim Week at the W South Beach. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 31 May 2024 The set is held up by 260 tons of structural steel and backed inside with 4,400 square feet of catwalks. Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for catwalk 

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Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of catwalk was in 1845

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“Catwalk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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cat·​walk ˈkat-ˌwȯk How to pronounce catwalk (audio)
: a narrow walk or way (as along a bridge)

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