Definitions for walkerˈwɔ kər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

walk•erˈwɔ kər(n.)

  1. an enclosing framework on casters or wheels for supporting a baby who is learning to walk.

  2. a similar device, usu. a waist-high four-legged framework of lightweight metal, for use by an infirm or disabled person as a support while walking.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. one that walks or likes to walk.

  4. a man who makes himself available as public escort for a society woman.

Origin of walker:

1325–75

Walk•erˈwɔ kər(n.)

  1. Alice,born 1944, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.

    Category: Biography

  2. James John (Jimmy), 1881–1946, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1926–32.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Walker, John Walker(noun)

    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. Walker, Alice Walker, Alice Malsenior Walker(noun)

    United States writer (born in 1944)

  3. pedestrian, walker, footer(noun)

    a person who travels by foot

  4. walker(noun)

    a shoe designed for comfortable walking

  5. walker, Zimmer, Zimmer frame(noun)

    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. walker, baby-walker, go-cart(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. walker(Noun)

    : a person who walks or a thing which walks, especially a pedestrian or a participant in a walking race.

  2. walker(Noun)

    A walking frame.

  3. walker(Noun)

    A shoe designed for comfortable walking.

  4. walker(Noun)

    A person who walks (or waulks) cloth, that is, who fulls it.

  5. walker(Noun)

    A male escort who accompanies a woman to an event.

  6. Walker(ProperNoun)

    A northern English occupational surname from the occupation of treating cloth by "walking" it.

  7. Origin: walkere, from wealcere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Walker(noun)

    one who walks; a pedestrian

  2. Walker(noun)

    that with which one walks; a foot

  3. Walker(noun)

    a forest officer appointed to walk over a certain space for inspection; a forester

  4. Walker(verb)

    a fuller of cloth

  5. Walker(verb)

    any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect

Freebase

  1. Walker

    Walker is a city in Cass County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 941 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cass County. Walker is part of the Brainerd Micropolitan Statistical Area. Minnesota State Highways 34, 200, and 371 are three of the main arterial routes in the city.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'walker' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4293


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

walker(noun)

a person who goes walking for pleasure

We met a party of walkers as we were going home.

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