walking

Definitions of walking
  1. noun
    the act of traveling by foot
    synonyms: walk
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    ambulation
    walking about
    noctambulation, noctambulism, sleepwalking, somnambulation, somnambulism
    walking by a person who is asleep
    gait
    a person's manner of walking
    march, marching
    the act of marching; walking with regular steps (especially in a procession of some kind)
    plod, plodding
    the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
    prowl
    the act of prowling (walking about in a stealthy manner)
    shamble, shambling, shuffle, shuffling
    walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    wading
    walking with your feet in shallow water
    hitch, hobble, limp
    the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    flounce
    the act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions
    lurch, stagger, stumble
    an unsteady uneven gait
    pacing
    walking with slow regular strides
    roll
    walking with a swaying gait
    saunter
    a careless leisurely gait
    skip
    a gait in which steps and hops alternate
    angry walk, stalk
    a stiff or threatening gait
    prance, strut, swagger
    a proud stiff pompous gait
    waddle
    walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
    countermarch
    (military) a march in the reverse direction or back along the same route
    goose step
    a manner of marching with legs straight and swinging high
    lockstep
    a manner of marching in file in which each person's leg moves with and behind the corresponding leg of the person ahead
    promenade
    a march of all the guests at the opening of a formal dance
    quick march
    marching at quick time
    routemarch
    a long training march for troops
    type of:
    locomotion, travel
    self-propelled movement
  2. adjective
    close enough to be walked to
    walking distance”
    synonyms: walk-to
    close
    at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
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