[ wawk-uh-wey ]
/ ˈwɔk əˌweɪ /


an easy victory or conquest.
a patient or inmate who escapes from an institution by walking away when not being supervised or guarded.


Origin of walkaway

First recorded in 1885–90; noun use of verb phrase walk away
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for walkaway

  • Whenever it comes day, we got all the best uh things—though I don't reckon we'll have a walkaway.

    Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair