What does walker mean?

Definitions for walker
ˈwɔ kərwalk·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Walker, John Walkernoun

    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 Walkernoun

    United States writer (born in 1944)

  3. pedestrian, walker, footernoun

    a person who travels by foot

  4. walkernoun

    a shoe designed for comfortable walking

  5. walker, Zimmer, Zimmer framenoun

    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-cartnoun

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


  1. Walkernoun

    A low frame having casters or wheels, designed to enclose a baby on its sides and provide support while the baby is learning to walk; it usually has a seat so that the baby can sit while not walking.

  2. Walkernoun

    A low rectangular frame of light metal about waist high, usually having two horizontal arms mounted on four legs with an open rear, designed to be carried or pushed in front of a person whose legs are impaired, to provide support while walking; it may have wheels on two of the four legs.


  1. walkernoun

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

  2. walkernoun

    A walking frame.

  3. walkernoun

    A shoe designed for comfortable walking.

  4. walkernoun

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

  5. walkernoun

    A male escort who accompanies a woman to an event.

  6. Walkernoun

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

  7. Etymology: walkere, from wealcere.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Walkernoun

    One that walks.

    Etymology: from walk.

    I ride and walk, and am reputed the best walker in this town. Jonathan Swift, to Gay.

    May no such vicious walkers croud the street. John Gay.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Walkernoun

    one who walks; a pedestrian

  2. Walkernoun

    that with which one walks; a foot

  3. Walkernoun

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

  4. Walkerverb

    a fuller of cloth

  5. Walkerverb

    any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect

  6. Etymology: [AS. wealcere. See Walk, v. t., 3.]


  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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of walker in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of walker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of walker in a Sentence

  1. Craig Robinson:

    I do think there is some cause for concern if you are someone like Walker or Bush, both are well known, and have been labeled front-runners in the race prior to the debate.

  2. Johnny Wowk:

    Each day my buddy the Hippocampus meets me at my front door and takes me out for a walk then rewards me with some new brain cells. -Johnny Wowk AKA Johnny The Walker

  3. Shelley Morrison:

    Rosario is one of my all-time favorite characters, karen Walker reminds me a lot of my own mother, who loved animals and children, but Karen Walker would not suffer fools.

  4. Kent Wicker:

    Last October Mattingly's entitled to, and should, use the legal process to seek a remedy for the injury that Walker has caused him.

  5. Johnny Wowk:

    Not one doctor, nurse, dietitian, or nutritionist has ever told me to eat and drink organic and I have out walked them all. The proof is in the organic pudding, Lol -Johnny Wowk aka Johnny The Walker

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