American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that walks, especially a contestant in a footrace.
- n. A frame device used to support someone, such as an infant learning to walk or a convalescent learning to walk again.
- n. A shoe specially designed for walking comfortably. Often used in the plural.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who fulls cloth; a fuller.
- n. One who deports himself in a denned manner.
- n. One who walks; a pedestrian: as, a fast
- n. In English forest law, an officer appointed to walk over a certain space for inspection; a forester.
- n. A prowler; one who goes about to do evil.
- n. One who trains or walks young honnds. See walk, transitive verb, 6, and n., 8 .
- n. In ornithology:
- n. A bird of terrestrial but not aquatic habits; especially, one of the Gallinæ: correlated with percher, wader, and swimmer.
- n. A bird which belongs to the perching group. but which, when on the ground, advances by moving one foot after the other, instead of both together; a gradient or gressorial as dis tinguished from a saltatorial bird.
- n. plural In entomology, the ambulatory orthopterous insects of the family Phasmid æ; the phasmids or walking-sticks. See Gressoria.
- n. That with which one walks; a foot; a leg.
- n. The agent noun of to walk: a person who walks or a thing which walks, especially a pedestrian or a participant in a walking race.
- n. A walking frame.
- n. often in the plural A shoe designed for comfortable walking.
- n. A person who walks (or waulks) cloth, that is, who fulls it.
- n. A male escort who accompanies a woman to an event.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who walks; a pedestrian.
- n. obsolete That with which one walks; a foot.
- n. (Law) A forest officer appointed to walk over a certain space for inspection; a forester.
- n. Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot. A fuller of cloth.
- n. (Zoöl.) Any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect.
- n. (construction, tunneling) A shift superintendent or assistant superintendent who supervises several shifters(4} and their crews. Since these crews are usually separated by some distance, the walker is frequently seen walking between them. Also called
- n. a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk
- n. United States writer (born in 1944)
- n. 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)
- n. a shoe designed for comfortable walking
- n. an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk
- n. a person who travels by foot
- Middle English walkere, from Old English wealcere. (Wiktionary)
“With the murder of a Kabliw soldier, Sjennonirk, an Amiw spirit walker, is captured by the encroaching Southerners, detained for a specific ability that she possesses: the ability to separate part of her soul into a Dog, an animal representation of her soul: wild, uncontrollable and violent.”
“Remember that in star wars Annakin sky-walker is born without dad from a virgin as for Jesus … Chew on that …”
“In American Indian culture it is called the skin walker, it is considered taboo by some Native American cultures.”
“Joe on Aug 20, 2008 mc conaughey, captain america??? what's next, an italian red skull? flo on Sep 7, 2008 the thing with paul walker is that hes never played a straight laced role.”
“And walker is right, hot women and fast cars is an easy sell!”
“I arranged double dog-walking for him this weekend - our dog-walker is glad to spend more time with the pups while she can.”
“Certainly, it wasn't easy getting out of his car, hauling out a walker from the back, and making the slow journey to the broadcast booth.”
“I am still a keen mountain walker and an enthusiastic glider pilot.”
“Gaina: Linda did very well for a "walker" - ha, I told her she has no excuse not to join the runners group now.”
“Winkie Williams, New York's greatest "walker" - a dashing gay guy who escorts rich ladies to parties - is preyed on by arrivistes as he plots the overdose that will get him out of a slow death by cancer.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘walker’.
Let's keep this to reasonably well known family names that are or used to be professions, trades, or arts.
Words that have been used as baby names, including virtue names, nature names, place names, etc.
The title is an actual name given to a Puritan boy in the 17th century.
An interesting list I found in the internet, on how the same word changes its meaning when used to describe a woman rather than a man.
(I'm translating from Italian, then adding new ones)
just trying this out.
another toybox where I can put words I want to play with later.
Looking for tweets for walker.