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walk-up

adjective \ ˈwȯk-ˌəp \

Definition of walk-up

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

First Known Use of walk-up

1906

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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walk-up

noun

Definition of walk-up

: 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

1907

in the meaning defined above

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WALK-UP Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of walk-up for English Language Learners

  • : 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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