[ kat-wawk ]
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  1. 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

First recorded in1880–85; cat + walk

Words Nearby catwalk Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use catwalk in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for catwalk


/ (ˈkætˌwɔːk) /

  1. a narrow ramp extending from the stage into the audience in a theatre, nightclub, etc, esp as used by models in a fashion show

  2. a narrow pathway over the stage of a theatre, along a bridge, etc

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