Definition of Walker in English :

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Walker meaning in English

Meaning of Walker in English

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1. john walker, walker

New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)

2. alice malsenior walker, alice walker, walker

United States writer (born in 1944)

3. footer, pedestrian, walker

a person who travels by foot

4. walker

a shoe designed for comfortable walking

5. walker, zimmer, zimmer frame

a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk

6. baby-walker, go-cart, walker

an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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a person who walks
2. Also called: baby walker
a tubular frame on wheels or castors to support a baby learning to walk
a similar support for walking, often with rubber feet, for use by disabled or infirm people
a woman's escort at a social event
let me introduce my walker for tonight
Alice (Malsenior). born 1944, US writer: her works include In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women (1973) and the novels Meridian (1976), The Color Purple (1982), and Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992)
Sir John. born 1952, New Zealand middle-distance runner, the first athlete to run one hundred sub-four-minute miles; won gold in the 1500 metres at the 1976 Olympics

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a person or animal that walks; specif., a contestant in a walking race
2.  US
a tubular frame on wheels for use by babies who are learning to walk
3.  US
a somewhat similar frame used as a support in walking by the lame, convalescents, etc.
treadmill (sense 4)
a shoe made specifically for use by a person who walks for exercise

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of walker
American entrepreneur who developed hair products especially for black women and built the most successful company owned by an African American at that time.
American writer noted for her stance against racism and sexism in such novels as The Color Purple (1982), for which she won a Pulitzer Prize.
1. One that walks, especially a contestant in a footrace.
2. A frame device used to support someone, such as an infant learning to walk or a convalescent learning to walk again.
3. A shoe specially designed for walking comfortably.

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