walk-up

adjective
\ˈwȯk-ˌəp \

Definition of walk-up 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : located above the ground floor in a building with no elevator a walk-up apartment

2 : consisting of several stories and having no elevator a walk-up tenement

3 : designed to allow pedestrians to be served without entering a building the walk-up window of a bank

walk-up

noun

Definition of walk-up (Entry 2 of 2)

: an apartment or office building of several stories that has no elevator also : an apartment or office in such a building

First Known Use of walk-up

Adjective

1906, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1907, in the meaning defined above

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walk-up

noun

English Language Learners Definition of walk-up

: a tall apartment or office building that does not have an elevator; also : an apartment or office in such a building

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