catwalker

noun cat·walk·er \ ˈkat-ˌwȯ-kər \

Definition of catwalker

plural catwalkers
:a model who walks along a catwalk in a fashion show
  • She's great in front of the camera, but she's a legendary catwalker, too …
  • Rolling Stone19 Aug. 2004
:a fashion model
  • … increasingly, TV actresses are the new supermodels. In fact, the gap between actresses and catwalkers has never been narrower, says Vogue's Katherine Betts.
  • Entertainment Weekly16 Oct. 1998

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First Known Use of catwalker

1979


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