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  1. any passage for walking, especially one connecting the various areas of a ship, factory, park, etc.
  2. a garden path or walk.
  3. the front walk of a house, leading from the door to the sidewalk or road.
  4. skybridge(def 2).
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Origin of walkway

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; walk + way1
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Related Words for walkway

mall, gallery, walkway, hallway, passage, roadway, aisle, lane, procedure, track, route, rail, direction, trail, street, highway, line, avenue, road, pathway

Examples from the Web for walkway

Contemporary Examples of walkway

Historical Examples of walkway

  • "See—over there on the walkway toward the play area," his wife said.

    Anything You Can Do ...

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • "You can't just stand here and block the walkway," the tall man said.

    Starman's Quest

    Robert Silverberg

  • "What is your denomination," she asked when they went down the walkway to the road.

    The Homesteader

    Oscar Micheaux

  • "See—over there on the walkway toward the play area," she said.

    Anything You Can Do

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • There was a walkway in the center of the street with room for a multitude.

    The Fifth-Dimension Tube

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

British Dictionary definitions for walkway


  1. a path designed, and sometimes landscaped, for pedestrian use
  2. a passage or path connecting buildings
  3. a passage or path, esp one for walking over machinery, etc
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