catwalk

noun
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 Modelling pays well at the top but not for the bulk of those on the catwalk. Ashley Mears, The Economist, "Stories of an extraordinary world The secret economics of a VIP party," 26 June 2020 In November, a 4-year-old girl from Malta strutted down the catwalk at a charity fashion show in Europe for models with disabilities. Joelle Goldstein, PEOPLE.com, "18-Year-Old Model with Down Syndrome Featured in Gucci Beauty Editorial: 'I Feel So Lucky'," 9 July 2020 Modelling pays well at the top but not for the bulk of those on the catwalk. Ashley Mears, The Economist, "Stories of an extraordinary world The secret economics of a VIP party," 26 June 2020 Modelling pays well at the top but not for the bulk of those on the catwalk. Ashley Mears, The Economist, "Stories of an extraordinary world The secret economics of a VIP party," 26 June 2020 Modelling pays well at the top but not for the bulk of those on the catwalk. 1843, "The secret economics of a VIP party," 25 June 2020 To be more diverse and inclusive both on the catwalk and behind scenes at the highest executive levels. Irina Grechko, refinery29.com, "The Digital Fashion Experience Isn’t The Same — & That’s A Good Thing," 17 June 2020 Among others, in attendance were top models such as Kendall Jenner, Elsa Hosk, Sara Sampaio, and Adriana Lima (who strutted down the catwalk for her final walk). Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Bella Hadid Takes Her Victoria’s Secret Runway Makeup to the Streets Like a Pro," 9 Nov. 2018 Each of the cast then gets a moment to strut their stuff individually, with Roger playing a lick on the guitar and Angel doing the catwalk. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, "Viva 'La Vie Bohème'!: An oral history of the Rent Act 1 finale," 29 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of catwalk

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Catwalk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catwalk. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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catwalk

noun
How to pronounce catwalk (audio)

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

catwalk

noun
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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