walkable

adjective

walk·​able ˈwȯ-kə-bəl How to pronounce walkable (audio)
: capable of or suitable for being walked
a very walkable city
a walkable distance

Examples of walkable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This charming town of 15,000 comes with its own airport, as well as a walkable, beachfront downtown that’s loaded with fudge shops, boutiques, and stylish lodgings. Sarah Cahalan, Travel + Leisure, 13 July 2024 The area is also very walkable for those wanting to get their step count in while on the hunt for nutritious, budget-friendly meals, with a firm local favorite being the various barbeque offerings. Staff Report, Hartford Courant, 9 July 2024 The development has four floor plans offering a range of sizes and named for trendy, walkable U.S. cities: the Brookline (Massachusetts), the Carmel (California), the Evanston (Illinois) and the Durham (North Carolina). Hope Hodge Seck, Washington Post, 26 June 2024 Heeled Loafers Polished workwear and a heeled loafer are a natural fit, whether your preferred silhouette is a walkable one to two-inch block heel or a soaring four-inch design. Laura Jackson, Vogue, 20 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for walkable 

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Word History

First Known Use

1736, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of walkable was in 1736

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“Walkable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walkable. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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walkable

adjective
walk·​able ˈwȯ-kə-bəl How to pronounce walkable (audio)
: capable of or suitable for being walked
a very walkable city
a walkable distance
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