Theater, Television.
  1. a rehearsal in which physical action is combined with reading the lines of a play.
  2. a perfunctory performance of a script.
Television, Movies. a rehearsal without cameras.
a step-by-step demonstration of a procedure or process or a step-by-step explanation of it as a novice attempts it.
a pedestrian passageway or arcade through the ground floor of a building connecting one street or building with another.


designed to be walked through by an observer: The zoo has a walk-through aviary where the birds are all around you.
activated by a person passing through: a walk-through electronic scanner at the airport for detecting concealed weapons.

Origin of walk-through

First recorded in 1935–40; noun, adj. use of verb phrase walk through
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Related Words for walk-through

rehearsal, run, run-through

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Contemporary Examples of walk-through

  • He was not in the cell at the time of the walk-through, and his lawyer says he will only grant interviews for a hefty fee.

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