1. One who walks; a pedestrian.
2. That with which one walks; a foot. [Obs.]
Lame Mulciber, his walkers quite misgrown. --Chapman.
3. Law A forest officer appointed to walk over a certain space for inspection; a forester.
4. A fuller of cloth. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
She cursed the weaver and the walker
The cloth that had wrought. --Percy's Reliques.
5. Zool. Any ambulatorial orthopterous insect, as a stick insect.
n 1: New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to
run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born
in 1952) [syn: John Walker]
2: United States writer (born in 1944) [syn: Alice Walker, Alice
3: a person who travels by foot [syn: pedestrian, footer]
4: a shoe designed for comfortable walking
5: a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber
castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the
handicapped or the aged to walk [syn: Zimmer, Zimmer
6: an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies
learn to walk [syn: baby-walker, go-cart]