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noun walk·er \ˈwȯ-kər\

Definition of walker

  1. 1 :  one that walks: as a :  a competitor in a walking race b :  a peddler going on foot c :  a temporary male escort of socially prominent women attending usually public events

  2. 2 :  something used in walking: as a :  a framework designed to support a baby learning to walk or an infirm or disabled person b :  a walking shoe

Examples of walker in a sentence

  1. She joined a group of walkers in the neighborhood.

  2. <I began to lose weight after I gave up my sedentary lifestyle and became a daily walker.>

14th Century

First Known Use of walker

14th century


Walker

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biographical name Walk·er \ˈwȯ-kər\

Definition of Walker

  1. Alice Malsenior 1944–     Am. writer


Walker

biographical name walk·er

Definition of Walker

  1. John E(rnest) 1941–     British biochem.


Walker

biographical name walk·er

Definition of Walker

  1. William 1824–1860 Am. filibuster


WALKER Defined for English Language Learners

walker

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noun walk·er \ˈwȯ-kər\

Definition of walker for English Language Learners

  • : someone who walks especially for exercise

  • : someone who walks in a specified way

  • : a frame that is designed to support someone (such as a baby or an injured or elderly person) who needs help walking


Medical Dictionary

walker

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noun walk·er \ˈwȯ-kər\

Medical Definition of walker

  1. :  a framework designed to support an infant learning to walk or an infirm or physically disabled person



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