walk out

verb

Definition of walk out

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to leave suddenly often as an expression of disapproval

  3. 2 :  to go on strike

walk out on

  1. :  to leave in the lurch :  abandon, desert

Examples of walk out in a sentence

  1. we simply walked out after waiting half an hour for someone to come and serve us

  2. the salesclerks walked out upon learning of the second pay cut in six months

1840

First Known Use of walk out

1840



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