(of a cupboard ) large enough to allow a person to enter and move about in
to win easily
A walk-on part in a play or film is a very small part which usually does not involve any speaking.
A walk-up is a tall apartment block which has no lift. You can also refer to an apartment in such a block as a walk-up .
an excursion, usually undertaken as a group with an expert leader, for observing and studying birds in their natural habitat
an army exercise devoted to emu-bobbing
a walk on the moon
an arranged public appearance of a recently arrested criminal for the benefit of the media
If you walk away from a problem or a difficult situation, you do nothing about it or do not face any bad consequences from it.
a store, living quarters, etc., located below the street level and approached by a flight of steps
If you walk into an unpleasant situation, you become involved in it without expecting to, especially because you have been careless .
to depart suddenly
If you walk out of a meeting, a performance, or an unpleasant situation, you leave it suddenly, usually in order to show that you are angry or bored .
If someone walks over you, they treat you very badly .
to have self-respect or pride
a walk on a nature trail, esp. with an experienced guide
a mathematical model used to describe physical processes, such as diffusion, in which a particle moves in straight-line steps of constant length but random direction
When an astronaut goes on a space walk, he or she leaves the spacecraft and works outside it while floating in space.
men's knee-length stockings
walk the walk:
to act in a way that matches the things that you say
a line dance popular in the 1930s
walk in on:
If you walk in on someone, you enter the room that they are in while they are doing something private, and this creates an embarrassing situation.
to act or recite (a part) in a perfunctory manner, as at a first rehearsal
a type of railed viewing platform built on the roof of some 19th century houses in America and often built round a cupola
→ widow's walk
take a walk:
to go away or to stop interfering
to walk tall:
If you say that someone walks tall, you mean that they behave in a way that shows that they have pride in themselves and in what they are doing.
walk of life:
The walk of life that you come from is the position that you have in society and the kind of job you have.
walk on air:
to feel elated or exhilarated
a small part in a play or theatrical entertainment, esp one without any lines
walk out on:
to abandon or desert
The walk-up rate at a hotel is the price charged to a customer who arrives without a reservation .
walk away from:
to outdistance easily ; defeat handily
walk away with:
If you walk away with something such as a prize, you win it or get it very easily.
walk off with:
If someone walks off with something that does not belong to them, they take it without permission .
walk out with:
to court or be courted by
walk the plank:
to accept responsibility for something that has gone wrong and leave your position
walk with God:
to lead a godly, morally upright life
the sport of rapid, continuous-foot-contact walking, requiring that the trailing foot not be lifted until the other meets the ground and the knee locks momentarily, and executed in an upright, rhythmic stride with the arms usually held bent and high and pumped close to the body
cock of the walk:
a person who asserts himself or herself in a strutting pompous way
random walk theory:
the theory that the future movement of share prices does not reflect past movements and therefore will not follow a discernible pattern
walk (all) over:
to defeat overwhelmingly
walk a tightrope:
to be in a difficult situation where you must be very careful about what you do or say, because you are trying to satisfy opposing groups
The walk-in traffic of a store is the number of people who choose to visit it as they pass by.
walk on eggshells:
to be very careful about what you say or do to someone because they are easily upset or offended
walk the streets:
to be a prostitute
walk a chalk line:
to behave with strict propriety or obedience
→ Bermuda shorts
a walk in the park:
something that is very easy
to travel the road carrying one's swag