Definitions

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  • adjective reached by stairs rather than an elevator
  • adjective containing such flats
  • adjective for which no appointment is necessary
  • noun US Such an apartment or block.
  • noun aviation an informal visit to a control tower by a pilot, typically used as part of pilot training.

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

  • adjective a building with no elevator
  • noun an apartment in a building without an elevator
  • noun an apartment building without an elevator

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Examples

  • This week's increases cover first-class seats, economy seats that can instantly be upgraded to first-class, and so-called walk-up fares -- tickets bought the day of travel.

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  • It’s called a walk-up apartment, and they’re more common in big cities, like New York City or Chicago, than the town I live in: Willow, Oregon, population 39,257.

    It’s Raining Cupcakes

  • It’s called a walk-up apartment, and they’re more common in big cities, like New York City or Chicago, than the town I live in: Willow, Oregon, population 39,257.

    It’s Raining Cupcakes

  • It’s called a walk-up apartment, and they’re more common in big cities, like New York City or Chicago, than the town I live in: Willow, Oregon, population 39,257.

    It’s Raining Cupcakes

  • Hunched within its floodlit new-build, English cricket is now surfing the finest margins, dependent on the grande bouffe of the Saturday spree merchant, and not so much in bed with the purveyors of walk-up hospitality as sweatily intertwined on the main stairs.

    Sozzled - how English cricket got lost in drink | Barney Ronay

  • In January 2001 my brother took a tumble just stepping off the kerb in snow/ice, a block and half from his third-storey walk-up apartment.

    Think Progress » GOP congressman praises government health care system that paid for his treatement.

  • Two years later, she organized her first calendar from a bedbug-infested walk-up with the help of her roommate.

    Fashion's Calendar Keeper

  • Hunched within its floodlit new-build, English cricket is now surfing the finest margins, dependent on the grande bouffe of the Saturday spree merchant, and not so much in bed with the purveyors of walk-up hospitality as sweatily intertwined on the main stairs.

    Sozzled - how English cricket got lost in drink | Barney Ronay

  • In other words, it is not a race for casual runners, like me, whose athletic résumés feature "plays rec league soccer" and "recently lived in a walk-up."

    86 Floors, Little Preparation

  • And closer to home is Montreal, where the predominant housing form is a three - or four-story walk-up.

    The Green Case for Cities

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