- a narrow walkway, especially one high above the surrounding area, used to provide access or allow workers to stand or move, as over the stage in a theater, outside the roadway of a bridge, along the top of a railroad car, etc.
Origin of catwalk
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Examples from the Web for catwalk
The Oscars, the Emmies, whatever, the pre-show style strut became a kind of catwalk of the stars.Tatiana Sorokko Is the Queen of Vintage Couture
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Last year, he sent busty models down the catwalk in furry football jerseys and high-heeled cleats.Miley Cyrus Channels Her Bad Year Into Rave-Kid Art
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“I have nightmares about him throwing his body over the railings on the catwalk,” she said.Is It Wrong for Parents to Lock Up Their Disabled Kids?
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Especially when one pauses to consider that this is the fourth child of the catwalk queen, who is the face of Calvin Klein.Russian Model Natalia Vodianova Posts Picture Of Herself Breastfeeding In The Nude
June 5, 2014
But even if she is not on the catwalk, expect to see her art everywhere—signed Langley Fox, not Hemingway.Langley Fox: A Hemingway in All But Name
January 28, 2014
He snapped a cover back in place and swung down from the catwalk.Alarm Clock</p>
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He clambered out onto the catwalk, leaving the air lock open.Tight Squeeze
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Burke's glasses flew from his face, hit the catwalk and caromed off to the ground.
The Indians will be shooting down from the catwalk at our men when they try to get back here to us.
When the smoke cleared, the brave was still standing on the catwalk.
- a narrow ramp extending from the stage into the audience in a theatre, nightclub, etc, esp as used by models in a fashion show
- a narrow pathway over the stage of a theatre, along a bridge, etc
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Word Origin and History for catwalk
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