sky·​walk ˈskī-ˌwȯk How to pronounce skywalk (audio)
: a usually enclosed aerial walkway connecting two buildings

Examples of skywalk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Opening in 2007, Grand Canyon West features the skywalk, a traditional village, zipline, helicopter tours, pontoon boats, scenic viewpoints and cabins. Debra Utacia Krol, The Arizona Republic, 30 Aug. 2023 Where is Rock & Brews located inside Potawatomi Casino Hotel Rock & Brews, 1721 W. Canal St., is located on the second level by the skywalk. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 31 July 2023 Meanwhile, the second-floor skywalk hung from the fourth-floor skywalk thanks to a separate set of hanger rods that extended from the box beams of the upper walkway to the box beams beneath the lower walkway. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Mechanics, 10 Aug. 2021 Their roommate, Robert William Gremillion, 31, was consumed by the fire on the upper skywalk and died at the scene. oregonlive, 6 July 2023 In 2017, the Duluth Police Department fired an officer for dragging a handcuffed man through the city's skywalk. Katie Galioto, Star Tribune, 16 Dec. 2020 Thompson and his girlfriend and roommate, Kelsi Edmonds, 26, jumped about 30 feet from the upper skywalk of the apartment complex after being awakened around 3:30 a.m. by smoke and neighbors’ yells. oregonlive, 6 July 2023 Rearranging the hanger rods effectively transferred all the tonnage of the second-floor skywalk to the fourth-floor skywalk. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Mechanics, 10 Aug. 2021 There's a skywalk that connects that garage with the convention center. Kayla Dwyer, The Indianapolis Star, 11 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skywalk was in 1953

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“Skywalk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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