racewalking

play
noun race·walk·ing \-ˌwȯ-kiŋ\

Definition of racewalking

  1. :  the competitive sport of racing at a fast walk while maintaining continuous foot contact with the ground and keeping the supporting leg straight

racewalk

play \-ˌwȯk\ intransitive verb

racewalker

play \-ˌwȯ-kər\ noun

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First Known Use of racewalking

1954


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