walk around


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Verb1.walk around - walk with no particular goalwalk around - walk with no particular goal; "we were walking around in the garden"; "after breakfast, she walked about in the park"
walk - use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet"
2.walk around - walk around somethingwalk around - walk around something    
circle - travel around something; "circle the globe"
3.walk around - behave in a certain manner or have certain propertieswalk around - behave in a certain manner or have certain properties; "He walks around with his nose in the air"; "She walks around with this strange boyfriend"
deport, comport, acquit, behave, conduct, bear, carry - behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
4.walk around - walk randomly; "We were walking around in the neighborhood to see whether we could find an open drugstore"
act - be engaged in an activity, often for no particular purpose other than pleasure
References in classic literature ?
These gentlemen seemed a trifle amused--and a trifle confused, too--but one of them said he would walk around the corner with me and show me the place.
Sir," said d'Avrigny to Villefort, so loud that all might hear, "poor Barrois has led too sedentary a life of late; accustomed formerly to ride on horseback, or in the carriage, to the four corners of Europe, the monotonous walk around that arm-chair has killed him -- his blood has thickened.
She thought of Madame Ratignolle, but knew that her fair friend did not leave the house, except to take a languid walk around the block with her husband after nightfall.
You'd see a muddy sow and a litter of pigs come lazying along the street and whollop herself right down in the way, where folks had to walk around her, and she'd stretch out and shut her eyes and wave her ears whilst the pigs was milking her, and look as happy as if she was on salary.
Of course I was delighted with this present," continued Miss Cuttenclip, "and at once set to work and made several paper dolls, which, as soon as they were cut out, began to walk around and talk to me.
Perhaps he had just taken a little walk around the town!
He vaguely desired to walk around and around the body and stare; the impulse of the living to try to read in dead eyes the answer to the Question.
I'm happy just to walk around and see the streets and the houses and watch the people.
Our pigs enjoying their walk around the field CRAMLINGTON VILLAGE PRIMARY SCHOOL is a unique school, in that we have some unusual pets; two pigs and five chickens.
Llanerchaeron Discover the kitchen and walled gardens of the 18th century mansion on a short walk around the gardens and lake, before taking a moment to share your Christmas wish.
XXX "My word," exclaimed audiences, witnessing a famous Arab celebrity walk around Dubai in pyjamas.
A RECENT walk around the Great Orme in Llandudno has helped to raise funds for ChildLine.