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walking

[ waw-king ]
/ ˈwɔ kɪŋ /
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adjective
noun
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Origin of walking

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at walk, -ing2, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM walking

non·walk·ing, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for walking

walking
/ (ˈwɔːkɪŋ) /

adjective
(of a person) considered to possess the qualities of something inanimate as specifiedhe is a walking encyclopedia
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