a store, living quarters, etc., located below the street level and approached by a flight of steps: It was a dimly lit walk-down optimistically called a garden apartment.
(of a store, restaurant, apartment, etc.) located below the level of the sidewalk: a popular walk-down nightclub in Greenwich Village.
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How to use walk-down in a sentence
Liar "I sometimes wish I could be anonymous and just walk down the street like everybody else."The Beyoncé Manifesto: Quotes on Nihilism and Feminism | Amy Zimmerman | December 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As you walk down Shuhada Street, you see one shuttered storefront after another; hundreds of them.
Princess Ariel and Prince Eric walk down the aisle, and are greeted by a stout clergyman who is allegedly too happy to see them.When the Religious Right Attacked ‘The Little Mermaid’ | Asawin Suebsaeng | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Adam Senatori remembers that long, cold walk down the gangplank.How Airline Pilot and Instagram Star Adam Senatori Gets Perspective from 1,400 Feet | Oliver Jones | October 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Did you want to know about rats,” he asked, finally, as we walk down the hill to drink tea in his living room.
Happening to walk down the Rue Saint Honoré, he had come upon tragedy.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Madame Ratignolle had not far to go, and Edna stood on the porch a while watching her walk down the street.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
It was but a drop of salt water to Miss Read, and she wiped it off, as she asked her guest "to walk down to tea."Alone | Marion Harland
It occurs to me you might take a walk down the Canongate and see in what condition the stone is.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
No, though I have got patent self-controlling cork legs, I can walk down by myself.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks | Bracebridge Hemyng