- a strike by workers.
- the act of leaving or being absent from a meeting, especially as an expression of protest.
- a doorway in a building or room that gives direct access to the outdoors: a home with a sliding-glass walkout from the living room to the patio.
- having a doorway that gives direct access to the outdoors: a walkout basement.
Origin of walkout
Related Words for walkoutdischarge, clemency, riot, revolt, protest, demonstration, sit-down, walkout, closure, interruption, layoff, blockage, shutdown, cutoff, lockout, gridlock, strike, parade, sit-in, retirement
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Contemporary Examples of walkout
But her fans would have none of it, and demonstrated a walkout on the once liberal singer.Lindsay Lohan, Jay Leno & More Celebrities’ Week in Hell (Photos)
March 23, 2013
The office of Ted Cruz, who's led the unprecedented witch-hunt against Hagel, hadn't even heard of the walkout threat.Dear Journalists: Stop Quoting Unnamed GOP Senate Aides Who Lie To You
February 11, 2013
Mere alluding to the walkout was sure to get a strong response from the suburban Republican crowd, and it did, said one attendee.Will the Chicago Teachers Strike Hurt Obama?
September 12, 2012
As 25,000 public-school teachers stage a walkout in Chicago, Emanuel is facing the first major trauma of his mayorship.
From some perspectives, the walkout borders on the irrational.
Historical Examples of walkout
I'm going to fall down flat on my identification and give you a walkout.By Advice of Counsel
He related that a gang of workers had come to him with certain complaints and the threat of a walkout.Negro Migration during the War
Emmett J. Scott
However, the impression still prevails that a few days will see an end of the walkout.
This was due largely to the walkout of the railroad men employed in the mill yards, who acted on their own volition.The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons
William Z. Foster