Synonyms for walking

Grammar : Adj
Spell : waw-king
Phonetic Transcription : ˈwɔ kɪŋ

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Définition of walking

Origin :
  • c.1400, present participle adjective from walk (v.). Walking sickness, one in which the sufferer is able to get about and is not bed-ridden, is from 1846. Walking wounded is recorded from 1917. Walking bass is attested from 1939 in jazz slang. Walking stick is recorded from 1570s; the insect so called from 1760.
  • adj on foot
Example sentences :
  • Uncle Peter did succeed in walking as far as Madison Square.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The day was excessively hot again, and walking was most fatiguing.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • "I wish you were entirely independent of Austin," said Viviette, walking with him up the lawn.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Below, on the terrace, Viviette was walking, and she filled his universe.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • But Andrew, walking like one dazed, had crossed the room slowly.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • And our citizens, all school taught, are walking in the same darkness.
  • Extract from : « A Treatise on Parents and Children » by George Bernard Shaw
  • From spats to hat, from walking coat to gloves, everything was perfect of its kind.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Palmer and she walking about, and the boy lying on his hot bed!
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They were chiefs, by their way of walking, and one of them had brought his son with him.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • Her comely face was slightly flushed, doubtless with the exercise of walking.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr

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