moonwalk

[ moon-wawk ]
/ ˈmunˌwɔk /

noun

an exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon.

verb (used without object)

(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

OTHER WORDS FROM moonwalk

moonwalker, noun
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