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Definition of "walking" []

  • Able to walk despite injury or illness. (adjective)
  • Regarded as having the capabilities or qualities of a specified object: a teacher who is a walking dictionary. (adjective)
  • Used, intended, or suitable for walking: walking clothes; a walking trail; walking distance. (adjective)
  • Marked by the act of walking: a walking trip. (adjective)
  • Guided by a person who walks alongside. Used of a machine or farming tool. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "walking" in a sentence
  • "Lastly, I think that walking in the Spirit means _walking in hope_."
  • ""We used the term walking on eggshells because any misstep, even if we didn't know that it was a misstep, could set off the minefield.""
  • "I don't need a car for those purposes, and the walking is a great boon to elder-health."