skywalk

noun
sky·walk | \ ˈskī-ˌwȯk \

Definition of skywalk 

: a usually enclosed aerial walkway connecting two buildings

Examples of skywalk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

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 This super modern Dallas home makes use of warm Texas weather with an outdoor skywalk that leads from the main house to a guest suite. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Modern concrete house with glass bridge asks $1.8M," 7 May 2018 The station also reported that wind caused three panels to fall off the skywalk leading to the new Northwestern Mutual building downtown. Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Sunny and chilly Easter Sunday forecast for Milwaukee," 31 Mar. 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 Take a skywalk when the Holden Arboretum reopens the Murch Canopy Walk, a 500-foot walkway 65 feet above the forest floor, April 1-Nov. Laura Demarco, cleveland.com, "365 Things to do in Cleveland in 2018: Your ultimate entertainment guide (photos)," 5 Jan. 2018 The entrance off Central Parkway is no longer there because the skywalk to the Town Center Garage was torn down and there is currently no plan to replace it. Janelle Gelfand And Mark Wert, Cincinnati.com, "Cincinnati's historic Music Hall reopens: What's new, what's not — and how will it sound?," 1 Oct. 2017 Blue Ridge Cutoff is a bear to cross on foot, so any development there would probably need a skywalk or something. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "Mellinger Minutes: Chiefs and Super Bowl, Eric Hosmer and millions, local college football and bumming," 10 Oct. 2017

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

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

See 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

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!