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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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