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Definition of "walk-up" []

  • Reached by stairs rather than an elevator (adjective)
  • Containing such flats (adjective)
  • For which no appointment is necessary (adjective)
  • Such an apartment or block. (noun)
  • An informal visit to a control tower by a pilot, typically used as part of pilot training. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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