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 This week, Mugler showed their spring 2021 collection, which included actor and model Hunter Schafer getting drenched on the catwalk. Sam Sussman, Vogue, "Images of the Week: Hunter Schafer Walks at Mugler and More," 3 Apr. 2021 Hadid recently dyed her hair a bright ginger red for her return to the catwalk in the Versace show. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, "Gigi Hadid, Zayn Malik, and Baby Khai Were Photographed Together in Public for the First Time," 26 Mar. 2021 Enjoy the lounging cats that are offspring of Papa’s original gang, get the story behind the swimming pool, and walk the tiny catwalk to his writing studio. Tracey Minkin, Travel + Leisure, "Florida Keys Travel Guide," 2 Mar. 2021 The physical setup of the scoreboard and catwalk directly adjacent to the uprights in this endzone of the Kibbie Dome create unique conditions when determining whether a kick is a good. Mark Heim |, al, "Big Sky apologizes after official ‘missed’ Eastern Washington field goal against Idaho," 1 Mar. 2021 Gigi rocked bright red hair on the catwalk, ditching her normal dirty blonde locks for the exciting color. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Gigi Hadid's New Red Hair Was Inspired By "The Queen's Gambit"," 5 Mar. 2021 That’s not the usual association one makes while looking at models strutting on a catwalk. Tiziana Cardini, Vogue, "Meet Daniel Del Core, a Gucci Alum Whose Runway Debut Is the Talk of Milan," 25 Feb. 2021 But his 1935 trip up a catwalk on the bridge stands on its own. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, "He scaled the Golden Gate Bridge in 1935. Now he's sharing the photos and story," 3 Feb. 2021 In addition to countless beauty campaigns, the 29-year-old model has appeared on the Victoria's Secret catwalk and the pages of Sports Illustrated, so confidence is practically her middle name. Bella Cacciatore, Glamour, "Sara Sampaio on Her Power Scent, Glowy Skin Secrets, and Biggest Beauty Rule," 27 Jan. 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 17 Apr. 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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