walk-in

adjective
\ ˈwȯk-ˌin How to pronounce walk-in (audio) \

Definition of walk-in

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : large enough to be walked into a walk-in closet
2 : arranged so as to be entered directly rather than through a lobby a walk-in apartment
3a : being a person who walks in without an appointment a walk-in blood donor
b : of, relating to, or intended for such persons a walk-in clinic

walk-in

noun

Definition of walk-in (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a walk-in refrigerator or cold storage room
2 : an easy election victory
3 : a person who walks in without an appointment

First Known Use of walk-in

Adjective

1912, in the meaning defined at sense 3a

Noun

1924, in the meaning defined at sense 3

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“Walk-in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walk-in. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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More Definitions for walk-in

walk-in

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of walk-in

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: large enough to be walked into
: able to be visited without an appointment
: visiting a place without an appointment

walk-in

noun

English Language Learners Definition of walk-in (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person who visits a place without an appointment

walk-in

adjective
\ ˈwȯk-ˌin How to pronounce walk-in (audio) \

Medical Definition of walk-in

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: providing medical services to ambulatory patients without an appointment a walk-in clinic also : being an individual who uses such services

walk-in

noun

Medical Definition of walk-in (Entry 2 of 2)

: a walk-in patient

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