skywalk

noun
sky·​walk | \ ˈskī-ˌwȯk How to pronounce skywalk (audio) \

Definition of skywalk

: a usually enclosed aerial walkway connecting two buildings

Examples of skywalk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Five Fifty Ultra Lofts' amenities will include a rooftop lounge, an indoor-outdoor fitness center, a separate lounge open to the public and skywalk access to the new arena. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Construction begins at Five Fifty Ultra Lofts apartments near Milwaukee Bucks arena," 15 May 2018 SLS Las Vegas, free to guests and visitors, has a skywalk linking the hotel-casino to the northernmost stop along the Las Vegas Monorail. Jay Jones, latimes.com, "14 places to find free parking in Las Vegas," 3 June 2019 Tencent, which has more than 45,000 employees, recently began moving into a new $600 million Shenzhen headquarters, a futuristic complex with skywalks linking twin skyscrapers. Alyssa Abkowitz, WSJ, "For China, Tech Giant Tencent Is Both a National Champion and a Threat," 9 July 2018 One developer even wanted to build an aquarium linked by a skywalk over Woodward Avenue to the Detroit Zoo. Detroit Free Press, "Pet spa, yoga studio part of Royal Oak apartment-retail development," 13 June 2018 These days, people probably associate Wallenda most with TV specials, death-defying skywalks over landmarks like Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon with millions watching in real time. Robert Steiner, BostonGlobe.com, "Nik Wallenda walks the line with Big Apple Circus," 3 Apr. 2018 SLS Las Vegas, free to guests and visitors, has a skywalk linking the hotel-casino to the northernmost stop along the Las Vegas Monorail. Jay Jones, latimes.com, "14 places to find free parking in Las Vegas," 3 June 2019 This skywalk tour through downtown Milwaukee is great even if the weather's not-so-great. 10. Sample ice cream at one of the many Milwaukee County parks that give out free cups and cones on the Fourth of July. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "100 things to do with your kids (from babies to teenagers) in the summer in Milwaukee," 21 May 2018 Tencent, which has more than 45,000 employees, recently began moving into a new $600 million Shenzhen headquarters, a futuristic complex with skywalks linking twin skyscrapers. Alyssa Abkowitz, WSJ, "For China, Tech Giant Tencent Is Both a National Champion and a Threat," 9 July 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'skywalk.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of skywalk

1953, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about skywalk

Dictionary Entries near skywalk

skytrooper

skytroops

sky truck

skywalk

skyward

sky wave

skyway

Statistics for skywalk

Last Updated

7 Sep 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for skywalk

The first known use of skywalk was in 1953

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on skywalk

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with skywalk

Comments on skywalk

What made you want to look up skywalk? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

transposition of initial sounds of words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Word Puzzles

  • alt 57589b2b4c6a3
  • Which answer pairs best with each of the following words? living, estate, club, music, road, mile
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!