Definitions

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  • v. to stage a walkout or strike
  • v. to leave suddenly, especially as a form of protest

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. leave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval
  • v. stop work in order to press demands
  • v. leave abruptly, often in protest or anger

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Soon after, he was summoned to walk out in that direction to site a new sawpit for Charlotte Field.

    Morgan’s Run

  • A visitor to the city in 1744 was told by his guide “that to walk out after dusk upon this platform was a good way for a stranger to fit himself with a courtezan, for that place was the generall rendezvous of the fair sex of that profession after sun set with a good choice of pritty lasses among them, both English and Dutch.”

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • My breath held in my throat until I saw Gunz walk out to stand on the street.

    Real wifeys

  • Early Monday, former Giants receiver Plaxico Burress will trade his prison-issue clothes for his own and walk out of the Oneida Correctional Facility—his home for the past 20 months and 14 days.

    Burress Exits Prison in Unfamiliar Territory

  • I walk out of Superduper Pawn not quite three hundred dollars richer.

    Tricks

  • About one-third of TCMP-audited taxpayers walk out the door with a bigger refund check in hand.

    MORE WEALTH WITHOUT RISK

  • We walk out of the courtyard through the main building, past the marble staircase and the huge mirror where Nina and I used to meet before classes, into the gray expanse of the Neva Embankment.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • I mean-mugged her ass and turned to walk out the store.

    Real wifeys

  • Donna and I walk out of the Kirtland AFB chapel, June 14, 1967.

    Riding Rockets

  • The grease-stained men who worked at Metal Craft were afraid to walk out into the gravel yard for fear of being shot.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

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