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also walk·y-talk·y (wô′kē-tô′kē)
n. pl. walk·ie-talk·ies also walk·y-talk·ies
A portable battery-powered two-way radio, usually used for short-range communications.


(ˌwɔːkɪˈtɔːkɪ) or


n, pl -talkies
(Telecommunications) a small combined radio transmitter and receiver, usually operating on short wave, that can be carried around by one person: widely used by the police, medical services, etc


(ˈwɔ kiˈtɔ ki)

n., pl. -talk•ies.
a combined voice transmitter and receiver light enough to be carried by one person.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.walkie-talkie - small portable radio link (receiver and transmitter)walkie-talkie - small portable radio link (receiver and transmitter)
radio link, link - a two-way radio communication system (usually microwave); part of a more extensive telecommunication network


[ˈwɔːkɪˈtɔːkɪ] Ntransmisor-receptor m portátil, walkie-talkie m



[ˌwɔːkɪˈtɔːkɪ] nwalkie-talkie m inv


(woːk) verb
1. (of people or animals) to (cause to) move on foot at a pace slower than running, never having both or all the feet off the ground at once. He walked across the room and sat down; How long will it take to walk to the station?; She walks her dog in the park every morning.
2. to travel on foot for pleasure. We're going walking in the hills for our holidays.
3. to move on foot along. It's dangerous to walk the streets of New York alone after dark.
1. (the distance covered during) an outing or journey on foot. She wants to go for / to take a walk; It's a long walk to the station.
2. a way or manner of walking. I recognised her walk.
3. a route for walking. There are many pleasant walks in this area.
ˈwalker noun
a person who goes walking for pleasure. We met a party of walkers as we were going home.
ˌwalkie-ˈtalkie noun
a portable two-way radio. The soldiers spoke to each other on the walkie-talkie.
ˈwalking-stick noun
a stick used (especially as an aid to balance) when walking. The old lady has been using a walking-stick since she hurt her leg.
ˈwalkover noun
an easy victory. It was a walkover! We won 8–nil.
ˈwalkway noun
a path etc for pedestrians only.
walk all over (someone)
to pay no respect to (a person's) rights, feelings etc. He'll walk all over you if you let him.
walk off with
1. to win easily. He walked off with all the prizes at the school sports.
2. to steal. The thieves have walked off with my best silver and china.
walk of life
a way of earning one's living; an occupation or profession. People from all walks of life went to the minister's funeral.
walk on air
to feel extremely happy etc. She's walking on air since he asked her to marry him.


جِهَازٌ رَادِيُو للإرْسَالِ والِاسْتِقْبَال vysílačka walkie-talkie Walkie-Talkie φορητός ασύρματος walkie-talkie radiopuhelin talkie-walkie vokitoki walkie-talkie トランシーバー 워키토키 walkietalkie walkie-talkie krótkofalówka walkie-talkie портативная рация walkie-talkie เครื่องรับส่งวิทยุมือถือ telsiz máy điện đài xách tay 对讲机
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Growing demand for hands-free wearable digital walkie-talkies, increasing independence from other devices, smartphone networks or Wi-Fi connections, growing emphasis on the usage of low radio frequency walkie-talkie devices in order to avoid regulatory restrictions and increasing shift in preference for small-sized wearable digital walkie-talkies are some of the major trends observed in the global wearable walkie-talkie market.
However, hoteliers have continued to express a strong desire for the push-to-talk functionality that their outdated walkie-talkies provided.
It should be noted that prohibitions against using communications equipment, such as walkie-talkies, are generally suspended on Shabbat because of the "danger to life" that could result from a lack of security, especially in public places like synagogues.
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FOR the duration of this review I will refer to these as walkie-talkies rather than two-way radio, which is what it's called on the box.
Ham radio operators will be out in force in Lane County and nationwide this weekend, hoping to prove that walkie-talkies and short wave radios still have a place in a cell-phone-dependent world.
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The little fella has pestered me for weeks to get him walkie-talkies after spotting them in a magazine.
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