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Meaning of WALKER

Pronunciation:  'wokur, 'wokur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a framework on wheels; helps babies learn to walk
  2. [n]  a light framework (trade name Zimmer) with four rubber feet and handles; helps cripples to walk
  3. [n]  a shoe designed for comfortable walking
  4. [n]  a person who travels by foot
  5. [n]  United States writer (born in 1944)
  6. [n]  New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)

WALKER is a 6 letter word that starts with W.


 Synonyms: Alice Malsenior Walker, Alice Walker, baby-walker, footer, go-cart, John Walker, pedestrian, Zimmer, Zimmer frame
 See Also: ambler, author, four-minute man, frame, framework, framing, hiker, hobbler, jaywalker, limper, marcher, nondriver, parader, passer, passerby, passer-by, peripatetic, plodder, rambler, reeler, saunterer, shoe, shuffler, slogger, staggerer, stalker, stamper, stomper, strider, stroller, stumbler, swaggerer, totterer, tramp, tramper, trampler, traveler, traveller, tripper, trudger, waddler, wayfarer, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Walk"er\, n.
1. One who walks; a pedestrian.

2. That with which one walks; a foot. [Obs.]

         Lame Mulciber, his walkers quite misgrown.

3. (Law) A forest officer appointed to walk over a certain
   space for inspection; a forester.

4. [AS. wealcere. See {Walk}, v. t., 3.] A fuller of cloth.
   [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

         She cursed the weaver and the walker The cloth that
         had wrought.                          --Percy's

5. (Zo["o]l.) Any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a
   stick insect.