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moonwalk

[moon-wawk]
noun
  1. an exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon.
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verb (used without object)
  1. (of an astronaut) to walk on the surface of the moon.
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Origin of moonwalk

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; moon + walk
Related formsmoon·walk·er, noun
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Word Origin and History for moonwalk

n.

"a walking on the moon," 1966, from moon (n.) + walk (n.).

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