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Noun walking has 1 sense

Adjective walking has 1 sense

  • walking(s = adj.all) walk-to - close enough to be walked to; "walking distance"; "the factory with the big parking lot...is more convenient than the walk-to factory"


walkinga. & n. 
     a. & n. from Walk, v.  [1913 Webster]
Walking beam. See Beam, 10. -- Walking crane, a kind of traveling crane. See under Crane. -- Walking fern. (Bot.) See Walking leaf, below. -- Walking fish (Zoöl.), any one of numerous species of Asiatic fishes of the genus Ophiocephalus, some of which, as Ophiocephalus marulius, become over four feet long. They have a special cavity over the gills lined with a membrane adapted to retain moisture to aid in respiration, and are thus able to travel considerable distances over the land at night, whence the name. They construct a curious nest for their young. Called also langya. -- Walking gentleman (Theater), an actor who usually fills subordinate parts which require a gentlemanly appearance but few words. [Cant] -- Walking lady (Theater), an actress who usually fills such parts as require only a ladylike appearance on the stage. [Cant] -- Walking leaf. (a) (Bot.) A little American fern (Camptosorus rhizophyllus); -- so called because the fronds taper into slender prolongations which often root at the apex, thus producing new plants. (b) (Zoöl.) A leaf insect. See under Leaf. -- Walking papers, or Walking ticket, an order to leave; dismissal, as from office; as, to get one's walking papers, i. e. to be dismissed or fired. [Colloq.] Bartlett. -- Walking stick. (a) A stick or staff carried in the hand for hand for support or amusement when walking; a cane. (b) (Zoöl.) A stick insect; -- called also walking straw. See Illust. of Stick insect, under Stick. -- Walking wheel (Mach.), a prime mover consisting of a wheel driven by the weight of men or animals walking either in it or on it; a treadwheel.


walking, n. & adj. in senses of WALK n.

walking delegate a trade-union official who visits members and their employers for discussions. walking dictionary (or encyclopaedia) colloq. a person having a wide general knowledge. walking fern any American evergreen fern of the genus Camptosorus, with fronds that root at the ends. walking frame a usu. tubular metal frame with rubberized ferrules, used by disabled or old people to help them walk. walking gentleman (or lady) Theatr. a non-speaking extra; a supernumerary. walking leaf = walking fern. walking-on part a non-speaking dramatic role. walking papers colloq. dismissal (gave him his walking papers). walking-stick
1 a stick carried when walking, esp. for extra support.
2 US = stick insect (see STICK(1)). walking-tour a holiday journey on foot, esp. of several days.
walking wounded
1 (of soldiers etc.) able to walk despite injuries; not bedridden.
2 colloq. a person or people having esp. mental or emotional difficulties.



ambling, ambulant, ambulation, ambulative, ambulatory, backpacking, circuit-riding, expeditionary, footing, footing it, footwork, globe-girdling, globe-trotting, going, going on foot, hiking, hitchhiking, hitching, hoofing, itinerant, itinerary, journeying, legwork, locomotive, lumbering, marching, moving, mundivagant, on tour, passing, pedestrian, pedestrianism, perambulating, perambulation, perambulatory, peregrinative, peregrine, peripatetic, pilgrimlike, progressing, sauntering, staggering, strolling, thumbing, thumbing a ride, toddling, tottering, touring, touristic, touristy, tramping, traveling, treading, trekking, trudging, waddling, wayfaring
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