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Origin of walkout
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Example sentences from the Web for 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)|Anna Klassen|March 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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|Ali Gharib|February 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Mere alluding to the walkout was sure to get a strong response from the suburban Republican crowd, and it did, said one attendee.
From some perspectives, the walkout borders on the irrational.
As 25,000 public-school teachers stage a walkout in Chicago, Emanuel is facing the first major trauma of his mayorship.
I'm going to fall down flat on my identification and give you a walkout.By Advice of Counsel|Arthur Train
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
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
British Dictionary definitions for walkout
verb (intr, adverb)
Cultural definitions for walkout
The action of leaving a meeting, place of work, or organization as an expression of disapproval or grievance: “During Grimm's speech, the radical students staged a walk-out.”
Idioms and Phrases with walkout
Go on strike, as in The union threatened to walk out if management would not listen to its demands. [Late 1800s]
Leave suddenly, especially as a sign of disapproval. For example, The play was so bad we walked out after the first act. [First half of 1800s]
Also, walk out on. Desert, abandon, as in He walked out on his wife and five children. [Late 1800s]