walk·​way ˈwȯk-ˌwā How to pronounce walkway (audio)
: a passage for walking : walk

Examples of walkway in a Sentence

A covered walkway connects the two buildings.
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Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of walkway was in 1792

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Cite this Entry

“Walkway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/walkway. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


walk·​way ˈwȯ-ˌkwā How to pronounce walkway (audio)
: a path or passageway for pedestrians
a walkway over the busy street
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