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walk·er

 (wô′kər)
n.
1. One that walks, especially a contestant in a footrace.
2. A frame device used to support someone, such as an infant learning to walk or a convalescent learning to walk again.
3. A shoe specially designed for walking comfortably.

walker

(ˈwɔːkə)
n
1. a person who walks
2. (Furniture) Also called: baby walker a tubular frame on wheels or castors to support a baby learning to walk
3. (Medicine) a similar support for walking, often with rubber feet, for use by disabled or infirm people
4. a woman's escort at a social event: let me introduce my walker for tonight.

Walker

(ˈwɔːkə)
n
1. (Biography) Alice (Malsenior). born 1944, US writer: her works include In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women (1973) and the novels Meridian (1976), The Color Purple (1982), and Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992)
2. (Biography) Sir John. born 1952, New Zealand middle-distance runner, the first athlete to run one hundred sub-four-minute miles; won gold in the 1500 metres at the 1976 Olympics

walk•er

(ˈwɔ 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.
3. one that walks or likes to walk.
4. a man who makes himself available as public escort for a society woman.
[1325–75]

Walk•er

(ˈwɔ kər)

n.
1. Alice, born 1944, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
2. James John (Jimmy), 1881–1946, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1926–32.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Walker - 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 - United States writer (born in 1944)
3.walker - a person who travels by footwalker - a person who travels by foot  
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
hiker, tramper, tramp - a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
hobbler, limper - someone who has a limp and walks with a hobbling gait
jaywalker - a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally
parader, marcher - walks with regular or stately step
nondriver - a person who is not a driver
passer, passerby, passer-by - a person who passes by casually or by chance
peripatetic - a person who walks from place to place
rambler - a person who takes long walks in the country
ambler, saunterer, stroller - someone who walks at a leisurely pace
shuffler - someone who walks without raising the feet
reeler, staggerer, totterer - someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
stalker - someone who walks with long stiff strides
stomper, tramper, trampler, stamper - someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground
strider - a person who walks rapidly with long steps; "he was such a strider that she couldn't keep up without running"
stumbler, tripper - a walker or runner who trips and almost falls
swaggerer - someone who walks in an arrogant manner
plodder, slogger, trudger - someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner
waddler - someone who walks with a waddling gait; "fat waddlers who walk like pigeons"
wayfarer - a pedestrian who walks from place to place
4.walker - a shoe designed for comfortable walkingwalker - a shoe designed for comfortable walking
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
5.walker - a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handleswalker - a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
6.walker - an enclosing framework on casters or wheelswalker - an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk
framework - a structure supporting or containing something

walker

noun hiker, rambler, backpacker, wayfarer, footslogger, pedestrian disturbance to nesting birds caused by walkers and climbers
Translations
chodítko
gangstativvandrer
rollaattori
okvir za pomoć pri hodanju
sétáló
göngumaîur
ジマー
보행 보조기
gåbock
อุปกรณ์ช่วยเดิน
yürüteçyürüyenyürüyüşçü
khung trợ giúp đi lại

walker

[ˈwɔːkəʳ] N
1. (= person) (gen) → paseante mf, transeúnte mf; (= pedestrian) → peatón m (Sport) → marchador(a) m/f; (= hiker) → excursionista mf
to be a great walkerser gran andarín, ser aficionado a las excursiones a pie
2. (also baby walker) → andador m, tacatá m (Sp)

walker

[ˈwɔːkər] n (= person) → marcheur/euse m/fwalkie-talkie [ˌwɔːkiˈtɔːki] ntalkie-walkie mwalk-in [ˈwɔːkɪn] adj [wardrobe, cupboard, larder] → de plain-pied

walker

n
(= stroller)Spaziergänger(in) m(f); (= hiker)Wanderer m, → Wanderin f; (Sport) → Geher(in) m(f); to be a fast/slow walkerschnell/langsam gehen
(for baby, invalid) → Gehhilfe f; (US: = Zimmer®) → Gehwagen m

walker

[ˈwɔːkəʳ] n (person) → camminatore/trice; (for babies) → girello
he's a good walker → gli piace camminare
he's a slow walker → ha il passo lento

walk

(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.
noun
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.

walker

®زِيـمَرْ - هَيْكَلٌ مُسَاعِدٌ عَلَى الـمَشْي chodítko gangstativ Gehgerät πι andador rollaattori déambulateur okvir za pomoć pri hodanju deambulatore ジマー 보행 보조기 rollator gåstol balkonik (do rehabilitacji chorych) andador Zimmer, andarilho ходунки Zimmer® gåbock อุปกรณ์ช่วยเดิน yürüteç khung trợ giúp đi lại 齐默式助行架

walk·er

n. andador, andaderas, aparato que se usa para ayudar a caminar.

walker

n andador m, andadera (Mex), aparato que se usa como soporte al caminar; front-wheeled — andador con ruedas delanteras
References in classic literature ?
Walker," she went on, "you know I'm coming to your party.
Walker was silent a moment; she gave a rapid glance at Winterbourne.
Walker and his two fair daughters, Clara and Ida, and hither also, champions of the lawn, came the short-skirted, muscular widow and her athletic nephew.
So bright were they, so quick, so interested in all which interested him, that if it were possible for a man to be compensated for the loss of a good wife then Balthazar Walker might claim to be so.
Oh, please, Flashman, please, Walker, don't toss me
There's plenty of youngsters don't care about it," said Walker.
The next year, in the month of June, a fleet, commanded by Admiral Sir Hovenden Walker, arrived in Boston Harbor.
After this misfortune Sir Hovenden Walker set sail for England; and many pious people began to think it a sin even to wish for the conquest of Canada.
Waterhouse, Walker, Newman, and White, have published several able papers on the Insects which were collected, and I trust that many others will hereafter follow.
Departure from Fort Osage Modes of transportation Pack- horses Wagons Walker and Cerre; their characters Buoyant feelings on launching upon the prairies Wild equipments of the trappers Their gambols and antics Difference of character between the American and French trappers Agency of the Kansas General Clarke White Plume, the Kansas chief Night scene in a trader's camp Colloquy between White Plume and the captain Bee- hunters Their expeditions Their feuds with the Indians Bargaining talent of White Plume
The Chivalric and heroic spirit which once belonged to the Rider seems now to reside in, or perchance to have subsided into, the Walker--not the Knight, but Walker, Errant.
He was nowhere to be met with; every search for him was equally unsuccessful, in morning lounges or evening assemblies; neither at the Upper nor Lower Rooms, at dressed or undressed balls, was he perceivable; nor among the walkers, the horsemen, or the curricle-drivers of the morning.