walkable

adjective
walk·able | \ ˈwȯ-kə-bəl \

Definition of walkable 

: capable of or suitable for being walked a very walkable city a walkable distance

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Events frequently turn the walkable area into a jubilee, and entire days and evenings can be passed sampling craft cocktails, a bevy of microbrews and organic fare. Natasha Bourlin, SFChronicle.com, "Increasingly hip Midtown Reno has a glow that’s not from neon," 29 June 2018 Next up: making the 52-mile San Diego River Park more bikeable and walkable. Woman's Day Staff, Woman's Day, "Latinas Making Change: Marisa Aurora Quiroz," 9 July 2014 Most of the triennial can be seen in three walkable sections in Cleveland and in Oberlin and Akron, each located about 40 minutes away by car. Kelly Crow, WSJ, "Cleveland Hopes to Become the Next Venice," 11 July 2018 The best urban neighborhoods offer more walkable options. John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press, "New Meijer, other grocery stores vital to Detroit's comeback," 3 July 2018 There’s plenty of hobnobbing to be found at Espressit, which is located on a walkable stretch of Haddon Avenue where strip malls and auto-centric businesses collide with traditional retail blocks. Kevin Riordan, Philly.com, "Not just another java joint, Westmont's Espressit is up for sale," 2 July 2018 The first phase is a walkable oasis that rises above the gritty, post-industrial neighborhood called Callowhill. Kristen De Groot, The Seattle Times, "Philadelphia railroad ruins transformed into elevated park," 9 June 2018 The Rail Park is a walkable oasis that rises above the gritty, post-industrial neighborhood called Callowhill. Kristen De Groot, Fox News, "Philadelphia railroad ruins transformed into elevated park," 9 June 2018 The first phase is a walkable oasis that rises above the gritty, post-industrial neighborhood called Callowhill. Washington Post, "Philadelphia railroad ruins transformed into elevated park," 9 June 2018

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First Known Use of walkable

1736, in the meaning defined above

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walkable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of walkable

: suitable for walking

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