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 The first starry moment of the show was when Serena Williams walked down the catwalk in custom silver Balenciaga with a cape. Sam Sussman, Vogue, 17 Sep. 2022 Prinsloo earned the coveted Angel title in 2009, two years after first walking the VS catwalk in 2007, according to Insider. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 Sep. 2022 When Limas' runway look strode down the catwalk, the judges were blown away. Tess Garcia,, 2 Sep. 2022 Also transforming the sidewalk into a catwalk are the amazing hairstyles seen on these streets. Essence, 18 July 2022 Designs on the runway ranged from political to futuristic, with one designer sending 3D QR codes down the catwalk. Leah Dolan, CNN, 25 May 2022 Most trends that make their way onto the streets, adored by celebrities and fashion folk alike, find their beginnings on the catwalk. Laura Jackson, Vogue, 22 July 2022 Bella Hadid joined the famous faces on the catwalk in a demure green gown. Amethyst Tate,, 6 July 2022 Tesfaye moved back and forth across the catwalk, which stretched almost the entire length of the field, for the duration of the show. Waiss David Aramesh, Rolling Stone, 15 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of catwalk

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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21 Sep 2022

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“Catwalk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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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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