Reverse Dictionary: WALK – WALKZ


WALK, WALKER, WALKING – ADJECTIVES
– bad at walking from stoutness • BOYTOCH Bk1911 Sc.
– clumsy in walking • ILL-GAITED  • ILL-GATED Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– exhausted or fatigued with walking • OF-WALKED 1377 obs. rare
– habitually walking about • OBAMBULATORY 1855 rare
– outstripped in walking • BELAGGED 1795 Eng. dial.
– said of a young woman’s manner of walking • HIP-SWISHY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– unable to walk • LAID OFF THE FEET 1885 Eng. dial.
– unable to walk far • ILL-GAITED  • ILL-GATED Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– walking awkwardly in an undrilled manner • WADGIKING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– walking clumsily • SALLACKING Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– walking feebly • PALMERING 1816 Sc.
– walking, going on foot • GANGING a1100 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– walking, going on foot • PEDESTRIAL 1611 obs.
– walking in shoes that are too large or are worn down at the heels • SALLACKING Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– walking, moving about from place to place • DEAMBULATORY 1607
– walking, paced • GAITED 1812 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– walking, travelling on foot • PADDING 1844 Eng. dial.
– walking, wandering aimlessly • PADDLING 1828 Sc.
– walking with a stiff, precise, or mincing gait, or in a flighty, ridiculous manner • TIPPERTY 1825 Sc.
– walking with an awkward, rolling gait, and corpulent • WALLOCKING Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– walking with the toes turned inward • KEB-FOOTED Bk1902 Eng. dial.


WALK etc. – ADVERBS
– on foot • AGROUND Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– on foot • BY HAND 1968 Amer. dial.
– walking backwards • TARSIE-VERSIE 1838 Sc.
– walking backwards • TERSY-VERSY 1838 Eng. dial.
– walking heavily • CLUMPETY-CLUMP 1968 Amer. dial.
– with a jerky walk • SHIG-SHOG 1897 Eng. dial.


WALK etc. – NOUNS
– a fatiguing or troublesome walk • JAUNT 1592
– a fatiguing walk, owing to a burden, distance, etc. • HAGGLE 1866 Sc.
– a group walking two by two in a long file, usually applied to schoolchildren • CROCODILE a1870 sl.
– a heavy, weary walk • PAUT  • PAWT Bk1903 Sc.  
– a leading-string, broad tape fastened to young children when they first walk • CALL 1790 Eng. dial.
– a leisurely walk • STOY 1866 Sc.
– a leisurely walk • TODDLE 1825
– a leisurely walk taken with some object in view • PALMER Bk1903 Eng. dial.  
– a long and heavy step in walking • BLAD Bk1911 Sc. 
– a long-distance walk organized to raise money for charity • WALKATHON 1930 US colloq.
– a long walk • RAXTER B1900 Sc.
– a manner of walking • GAIT-TRIP 1583 obs.
– a manner of walking taken up by fashionable society as a deliberate tribute to the way in which Princess Alexandra (1844-1925), then Princess of Wales, walked • ALEXANDRA LIMP  • ALEXANDRA STEP c1870 UK society usage
– an abnormal conviction that one cannot walk or stand or walk • STASIBASIPHOBIA Bk1991
– an affected bobbing walk • ANKLE EXPRESS 1825 Sc.
– an awkward manner of walking • ILL-GAIT  • ILL-GATE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– an exaggerated, identifiable pimp walk • KIMIMBLE 1960s African-American sl.
– an exaggerated walk; the walker falls to one side, and swings his arms • BOWL 1990s sl.
– an idle, aimless walk • SALLY-OOT Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– a pace between a walk and a trot • SHIG-SHOG B1900 Eng. dial.
– a place to walk in for exercise; esp. a covered walk or cloister • DEAMBULATORY 1430
– a place to walk in for exercise; esp. a covered walk or cloister • DEAMBULATOUR 1513 Sc. obs.
– a quick walk • SCOUR 1796 Sc.
– a rolling walk or gait • WALLOW 1676 obs.
– a short walk • SABBATH DAY’S JOURNEY B1900
– a slouching walk or posture • GANGSTER LEAN 1973 US sl.
– a slow pace in walking • FADDLE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a slow walk • DANDER  • DAUNDER 1821 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a slow walk • DAWNER 1821 Sc.
– a Sunday holiday walk • HALLINES Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a taking a walk • DEAMBULATION a1529
– a walk • ANKLE EXPRESS 20C rhyming sl.
– a walk • BALL (OF CHALK) 20C rhyming sl.
– a walk • DUKE OF CORK 1940s rhyming sl.
– a walk • EARL OF CORK 1940s rhyming sl.
– a walk • GUY (FAWKES) 1889 rhyming sl.
– a walk • PAD M19 sl.
– a walk • SASHAY 1900 Amer. dial.
– a walk • STRAM 1869 colloq.
– a walk • STRETCH Bk1904 sl., orig. university usage
– a walk along a wet and muddy road • LAPE Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– a walk at a smart pace • JICKER 18C Sc.
– a walk; especially used of an expedition attended with toil • VAGE 1834 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a walking • GANG 1500-20 obs.
– a walking about • RAIK a1400 now rare or obs.
– a walking abroad • DEAMBULATION a1529
– a walking gait in which the steps are made very short • PADDLING-WALK Bk1905 N. Ireland
– a walking to and fro • OBAMBULATION 1600 rare
– a walking two and two in a long file • CROCODILING 1889
– a walking with a dull, heavy step • SCLIFF  • SKLIFF Bk1904 Sc.
– a walking with a waddling, shuffling gait • SCASHLE   • SKASHLE Bk1904 Sc.
– a walking with difficulty • WALLACH  • WALLOCH 1839 Sc. 
– a walking with difficulty through weakness • WABBLE 1866 Sc.
– a walking with short, quick steps • PADDLE Bk1905 Sc.
– a walking with very tottering steps • HYTER-SKYTER B1900 Sc.
– a walk taken for exercise • GRIND M19 university sl.
– a way of walking in which the shoulders are thrust back, thus creating a droop backwards • ROMAN FALL M19 sl.
– clumsy, noisy walking • HAMMER 1866 Sc.
– clumsy, noisy walking • PALMER Bk1905 Sc.
– fear of attempting to walk • STASIBASIPHOBIA Bk1991
– fear of walking • AMBULOPHOBIA Bk2008
– fear of walking • BATHMOPHOBIA Bk1991
– slippery walking, as on ice • SCORNSUM-GANGING Bk1904 Sc.
– strings with which children used to be guided and supported when learning to walk • LEADING-STRINGS 1677
– the human feet, ‘shanks’ mare • HORSE OF TEN TOES 1616
– the power of walking • GANGING a1300 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– walking • POLISH AIRLINES 1960s homosexual sl.
– walking, one’s own legs as a means of conveyance • SHANKS’S MARE a1795
– walking, one’s own legs as a means of conveyance • SHANKS’S PONY 1898
– walking, one’s own feet as a means of transportation • SHOE-LEATHER EXPRESS 1934 Amer. dial.
– walking, one’s own legs as a means of transportation • SHOEMAKER’S BLACK TEAM 1897 Amer. dial.
– walking, one’s own legs as a means of transportation • WALKER’S HACK 1918 Amer. dial.
– walking, Shank’s pony • THOMSON’S MARE 1893 Sc.
– walking, Shanks’ mare • WALKER’S GIG 1932 Sc.
– walking, Shanks’ pony • TAMSON’S MARE 1893 Sc.
– walking, transportation by foot • ANKLE EXPRESS 1910s US sl.


WALK etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a child beginning to walk • GANGAREL  • GANGERAL  • GANGEREL  • GANGERELL  • GANGREL  • GANGRIL  • GANGRILL 1768 Sc. obs.
– a child learning to walk • PADDLER  • PAIDLER 1866 Sc. 
– a child learning to walk • TANTLING Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– a good walker • GOOD FOOTMAN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a leisurely walker • SAUNTERER 1735
– a man walking arm in arm with his date • ESCARGOT 1980s US students’ sl.
– a passing pedestrian • PASSENGER 1729 Sc. 
– a pedestrian • GATE-GANGER 1871 Sc. obs.
– a pedestrian • HOOF-PADDER L18 sl.
– a pedestrian • PADDER 1846 Aust. sl.
– a pedestrian • PERIPATECIAN 1598 obs.
– a pedestrian • WABBLER Bk1904 sporting sl.
– a person given to walking • PERIPATECIAN 1598 obs.
– a person walking as with sore feet • CRAMBLE TOES 19C Eng. dial.
– a person who, being short of stature, walks with short steps, and does not proceed very quickly • BASIL-HAMPERS Bk1855 Eng. dial.
– a person who goes on foot • GANGER 1424 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a person who has a foolish gait in walking • DALLION 1824 Sc. obs.
– a person who in walking covers himself with mire • TASHELTON 1837 Eng. dial. obs.
– a person who places one foot over the other in walking • TWEEDLETOE B1900 Eng. dial.
– a person who turns his feet in when walking • KEBBY-LEGS Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a person who walks abroad • DEAMBULATOR 1630 obs.
– a person who walks a lot • BLISTERFOOT Bk2006 US sl.
– a person who walks at night, especially in their sleep • NOCTAMBULIST 1731
– a person who walks awkwardly • DEW-BEATER 1825 Eng. dial.
– a person who walks awkwardly • DEW-DASHER 19C Eng. dial.
– a person who walks awkwardly • DEW-SPREADER Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a person who walks awkwardly • DEW-WIPER Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a person who walks by night; a night-walker • NOCTIVAGATOR 1640 obs.
– a person who walks in a clumsy, noisy manner • PALMERER Bk1905 Sc.
– a person who walks in an awkward, shuffling manner • YACHLIN Bk1905 Sc.
– a person who walks in a tottering, infirm manner • TOTTER-ARSE Bk1886 Eng. dial.
– a person who walks quickly • SPANKER 1751 colloq. & Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a person who walks unsteadily • BAMBLER Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a person who walks with a bad gait, weak in the knee joints • BJOCHEL 1908 Sc.
– a person who walks with a foolish gait, and ill-fitting clothes • DADGIL 1824 Sc.
– a person who walks with an awkward gait • YOWTHER Bk1866 Sc.
– a person who walks with a slouch • ZOUCH 1728 sl.
– a person who walks with long and heavy steps • BLAD 1879 Sc.
– a person who walks with long, prancing steps, or smartly and deliberately • LAMPER 1825 Sc.
– a person who walks with measured steps • PACER 1625
– a professional walker • PED 1863 sl.
– a shuffling, ungainly walker • SCLATCH 1969 Sc.
– a slovenly, untidy walker • GILLIVER Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a small person who walks with short waddling steps • PADDLER  • PAIDLER 1866 Sc. 
– a veteran pedestrian who has often been victorious in foot-races • PADJELL 1824 Sc. obs.
– a walker • GANGER 1424 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a walker • GENGER 1825 Sc.
– a walker • PADDER 1846 Aust. sl.
– a walker • TODDLER L18 sl.
– a walker; a peddler • GANGERAL  • GANGEREL  • GANGERELL  • GANGREL  • GANGRIL  • GANGRILL a1450
– a walker, a traveller on foot • TRODGER Bk1880 N. Ireland
– a walking companion • WALKING-MATE 1596 obs.
– a woman or child with a peculiar style of walking • MOSS BESS Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a woman who walks with a mannish gait • STRADDLE-BUG 1907 Amer. dial.


WALK etc. – VERBS
– to begin to walk; said of a child • TAKE THE FOOT 1805 Sc.
– to be unable to walk straight • DRIVE TURKEYS TO MARKET 1869
– to be walking in a prim, orderly manner • BE AS MIM AS OLD BETTY MARTIN AT A FUNERAL E19 sl.
– to bruise the feet with excessive walking • BEAT 1708 Eng. dial.
– to drag the feet in walking • SHOOL 1950 Amer. dial.
– to exercise by walking • STRETCH THE LEGS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to exercise by walking • TAKE THE DOGS FOR A WALK Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to go at a pace between walking and trotting • FADGE 1864 Eng. dial.
– to go by walking • AUWANA 1938 Hawaii
– to go for a walk; said of a child • GO FOR A TA-TA   • GO TA-TAS  L19 nursery usage
– to go on foot • BEAT IT ON THE HOOF 1691 obs.
– to go on foot • BEAT THE HOOF 1687 obs.
– to go on foot • CATCH NUMBER TWO WALKER 1976 Amer. dial. 
– to go on foot • FOOT-WALK IT 1940s Aust. sl.
– to go on foot • GO BY SHOE-LEATHER EXPRESS 1970 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • GO ON MAMMY’S COLTS 1966 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • GO ON MARE’S SHANKS 1965 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • GO ON NUMBER TWO 1969 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • GO ON PAT AND CHARLIE 1966 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • GO ON TEN TOES 1830 Eng. dial.
– to go on foot • GO ON TOM AND JERRY 1967 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • HOBNAIL EXPRESS 1950s NZ sl.
– to go on foot • LEG IT 1587
– to go on foot • PAD IT 1610
– to go on foot • PAD THE HOOF 1824
– to go on foot • PAD THE ROAD 1813 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to go on foot • PAT AND JERRY 1966 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • PERIPATETICATE  IT 1793 obs.
– to go on foot • PULL ON SHANK’S HORSES 1965 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE BAYARD OF TEN TOES Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE BY THE MARROWBONE COACH 19C Brit. sl.
– to go on foot • RIDE BY THE MARROWBONE STAGE 19C Brit. sl.
– to go on foot • RIDE CHANCEY’S MARE 1967 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE GRANNY’S COLT 1966 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE IN THE MARROW-BONE COACH 1838
– to go on foot • RIDE IN THE MARROW-BONE STAGE 1838
– to go on foot • RIDE MAMMA’S COLT 1849 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE ONE’S MOTHER’S PONY 1966 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE SHANK’S COLT Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE SHANK’S HORSE(S) 1917 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE SHANK’S MARE  • RIDE SHANKS’S MARE 1831 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • RIDE SHANK’S PONY 1931 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • SHAG 1966 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • SHANK IT L18 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to go on foot • TAKE MR. FOOT’S HORSE E19 sl.
– to go on foot • TAKE PAT AND CHARLIE 1966 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • TAKE PATIENCE AND WALK 1967 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • TAKE SHANK’S OLD MARE 1965 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • TAKE THE ANKLE EXPRESS 1966 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • TAKE THE FLOOR 1865 Eng. dial.
– to go on foot • T.P. AND W. 1967 Amer. dial. (take pains and walk)
– to go on foot • TRAVEL 1880 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • TRAVEL BY MR. FOOT’S HORSE E19 sl.
– to go on foot • USE SHANK’S HORSES 1965 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • USE TOM AND JERRY 1967 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot • VAMP 1654 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to go on foot in the open air, rather than in a vehicle • GO BY AIR 1968 Amer. dial.
– to go on foot with a party on horseback • RIDE ON THE BEETLE  • RIDE THE BEETLE 1824 Sc.
– to hold one’s head thrust forward when walking • POKE c1335
– to hold up a child beginning to walk • DADE 1874 Eng. dial.
– to increase the speed of one’s walking • STRETCH ONE’S LEGS 1653 obs.
– to kick out one’s legs when walking, the result of a deformity • WALK DANDY-DUDE 1940s W. Indies sl.
– to lead or support a child learning to walk • PADDLE 1828 Eng. dial.
– to make little progress in walking, to be slow in motion • DRUTTLE 19C Sc.
– to plant the feet with a slapping motion or sound on the ground in walking • SCLAFF  • SKLAFF 1825 Sc.
– to plant the feet with a slapping motion or sound on the ground in walking • SCLAFFER 1866 Sc.
– to remain walking • KEEP ONE’S LEGS 1706
– to rock from side to side in walking • HAINCHIL  • HENCHIL 1825 Sc.
– to roll about in walking • WAMBLE 1611 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to roll in walking • WALLOW 1802 Sc.
– to slink along in walking • SHUCKLE Bk1888 Eng. dial.
– to slow down in walking • BACK ONE’S MAINTOPSAIL 1856 Amer. nautical sl.
– to start walking • COP A HEEL Bk2006 US sl.
– to take a walk • TAKE A CONSTITUTIONAL Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to totter in walking • FRIBBLE 1709 obs.
– to trail or drag the feet in walking • SLODGE 1829 Eng. dial.
– to trail the feet on the ground in walking • SCLIFF  • SKLIFF 1901 Sc.
– to turn in the knee or toes in walking • KEB Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to waddle or bend in walking • WALLOP 1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk • ANKLE 1926 Amer. dial.
– to walk • ANKLE AROUND 1920s sl., orig. US
– to walk • BALL AND CHALK 20C rhyming sl.
– to walk • BALL OF CHALK 20C rhyming sl.
– to walk • BOGUE 1775 US  
– to walk • BOOT IT 1905 Amer. dial.
– to walk • BOWL OF CHALK 20C rhyming sl.
– to walk • FAN ONE’S ASS 1960s African-American sl.
– to walk • FOOT IT Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– to walk • GAM IT 19C UK criminals sl.
– to walk • GAN 1866 Eng. dial.
– to walk • GANDER 1934 US sl.
– to walk • GO BY ANKLE EXPRESS 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • GO BY SHOE-LEATHER EXPRESS 1970 Amer. dial.
– to walk • GO IN THE MARROWBONE COACH 19C Brit. sl.
– to walk • GO IN THE MARROWBONE STAGE 19C Brit. sl.
– to walk • GO IN THE MARYLEBONE COACH 19C Brit. sl.
– to walk • GO IN THE MARYLEBONE STAGE 19C Brit. sl.
– to walk • GO ON A NAG OF TEN TOES Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– to walk • GO ON MAMMY’S COLTS 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • GO ON MARE’S SHANKS 1965 Amer. dial.
– to walk • GO ON NUMBER TWO 1969 Amer. dial.
– to walk • GO ON PAT AND CHARLIE 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • GO ON TEN TOES 1830 Eng. dial.
– to walk • GO ON TOM AND JERRY 1967 Amer. dial.
– to walk • HOBNAIL EXPRESS 1950s NZ sl.
– to walk • HUCK IT Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to walk • KIKE (IT) 1979 US sl.
– to walk • LEG IT 1587
– to walk • LOCOMOTE 1846
– to walk • LOCO-MOVE 1792 obs.
– to walk • LUMP OF CHALK 20C rhyming sl.
– to walk • PAD M17 sl.
– to walk • PAD IT 1610
– to walk • PAD THE HOOF 1824
– to walk • PAT AND JERRY 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • PERIPATETICATE  IT 1793 obs.
– to walk • PULL ON SHANK’S HORSES 1965 Amer. dial.
– to walk • RAIK c1340 obs.
– to walk • RIDE BAYARD OF TEN TOES Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk • RIDE BY THE MARROWBONE COACH 19C Brit. sl.
– to walk • RIDE BY THE MARROWBONE STAGE 19C Brit. sl.
– to walk • RIDE CHANCEY’S MARE 1967 Amer. dial.
– to walk • RIDE GRANNY’S COLT 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • RIDE IN THE MARROW-BONE COACH 1838
– to walk • RIDE IN THE MARROW-BONE STAGE 1838
– to walk • RIDE MAMMA’S COLT 1849 Amer. dial.
– to walk • RIDE ONE’S MOTHER’S PONY 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • RIDE SHANK’S COLT Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to walk • RIDE SHANK’S HORSE(S) 1917 Amer. dial.
– to walk • RIDE SHANK’S MARE  • RIDE SHANKS’S MARE 1831 Amer. dial.
– to walk • RIDE SHANK’S PONY 1931 Amer. dial.
– to walk • SHAG 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • SHANK IT L18 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk • STRETCH A LEG 1653 sl.
– to walk • TAB 1982 sl.
– to walk • TAKE MR. FOOT’S HORSE B1900 sl.
– to walk • TAKE MR. FOOT’S HORSE E19 sl.
– to walk • TAKE PAT AND CHARLIE 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • TAKE PATIENCE AND WALK 1967 Amer. dial.
– to walk • TAKE SHANK’S OLD MARE 1965 Amer. dial.
– to walk • TAKE THE ANKLE EXPRESS 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk • TAKE THE FLOOR 1865 Eng. dial.
– to walk • TIP THE ROAD 1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk • TODDLE ALONG E18 sl.
– to walk • TODDLE OFF E18 sl.
– to walk • TODDLE E18 sl.
– to walk • T.P. AND W. 1967 Amer. dial. (take pains and walk)
– to walk • TRAMPOOSE 1725 Amer. dial.
– to walk • TRAVEL 1880 Amer. dial.
– to walk • TRAVEL BY MR. FOOT’S HORSE E19 sl.
– to walk • TROG 1995 UK sl.
– to walk • USE SHANK’S HORSES 1965 Amer. dial.
– to walk • USE TOM AND JERRY 1967 Amer. dial.
– to walk • VAMP IT 1914 Amer. dial.
– to walk about • OBAMBULATE 1614 rare
– to walk about • SPATIATE 1626
– to walk about aimlessly • GAMMOCK 1863 Eng. dial.
– to walk about at night, like a raccoon • RACOON 1855
– to walk about awkwardly • PAUK  • PAWK 1807 Eng. dial.  
– to walk about awkwardly and aimlessly • PAUP  • PAWP 1867 Eng. dial.  
– to walk about awkwardly or idly • LOUNDER 1893 Eng. dial.
– to walk about in a deliberately self-assured manner • WALK HEAVY 1960s African-American sl.
– to walk about in the streets • VICAMBULATE 1873
– to walk about leisurely or lazily • PAISE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk about with difficulty • SCROBBLE 1876 Eng. dial.
– to walk abroad • DEAMBULATE 1623 obs.
– to walk affectedly or mincingly  PRIMP 1943
– to walk aimlessly • BOGUE 1775 Amer. dial.
– to walk aimlessly, idly, or uncertainly • DANDER 1590-1 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk aimlessly or idly • COOTER AROUND 1913 Amer. dial.
– to walk along • FLANGE 2002 UK sl.
– to walk along slowly and aimlessly • JOGGLE 1944 Amer. dial.
– to walk along slowly but steadily • MOG 1857 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– to walk along with a slow lumbering movement • LOB 1819
– to walk arm in arm • ARM Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk arm in arm • DADE 1874 Eng. dial.
– to walk arm in arm with • HANK 1900 Eng. dial.
– to walk around • BEAT TAR 20C W. Indies sl.
– to walk around • GALUMPH (AROUND) Bk2006 US sl.
– to walk around • NIFLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk around in a strutting manner • WALK TURKEY L19 sl.
– to walk arrogantly • SCAWT Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to walk as if dazed or stupefied • DAVER c1600 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– to walk as if in pain • NAMBLE 1892 Eng. dial.
– to walk as if on the air • AEROBATE 1835 rare
– to walk at a great rate • BATTER Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk at a quick pace • BAT Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk at great speed • SPLIT L18 sl.
– to walk awkwardly • LAPE 1790 Eng. dial.
– to walk awkwardly • SCAMBLE 1777 Eng. dial.
– to walk awkwardly or skippingly • LALLOP 1745
– to walk awkwardly with long steps • LAUNCH 1777 & Eng. dial. Sc.
– to walk back • REDAMBULATE 1623 obs. rare
– to walk back and forth • PADDYBASS 1993 Amer. dial.
– to walk backwards and forwards in disorder • RALLY Bk1905 Sc.
– to walk before, as an usher • ANTEAMBULATE 1623 obs.
– to walk blunderingly or stupidly • HAUVE  • HOAVE Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to walk briskly • LEATHER 1800 Sc.
– to walk briskly • PATTER 1892 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– to walk carefully as in the dark • PAUP  • PAWP 1867 Eng. dial.  
– to walk casually • SIFT 1904 Amer. dial.
– to walk casually • SIFT AROUND 1921 Amer. dial.
– to walk casually • SI-FUGLE AROUND 1912 Amer. dial.
– to walk clumsily • CLOBHOBBLE 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk clumsily • CLODHOBBLE 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk clumsily • CLODHOP 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk clumsily • STOTTER Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– to walk clumsily and with much noise • PALMER 1896 Sc.
– to walk clumsily, dragging the feet along the ground • SCLUTE  • SKLUTE Bk1904 Sc.
– to walk clumsily or awkwardly • DAPP 1968 Amer. dial.
– to walk effeminately • PONCE 1947
– to walk, esp. in a conspicuous, bold, or easy manner • SANTER 1878 Amer. dial.
– to walk, esp. in a conspicuous, bold, or easy manner • SASHIATE 1913 Amer. dial.
– to walk, esp. slowly or aimlessly • MOG ALONG 1890 Amer. dial.
– to walk fast • GO LIKE A LAMPLIGHTER 1848 Amer. dial.
– to walk fast • JAIL 1864 Eng. dial.
– to walk fast • JALE 1864 Eng. dial.
– to walk fast • STIR ONE’S STUMPS c1460
– to walk fast • TIPPER 1934 Amer. sl.
– to walk fast, to hurry • LEERUP 1928 Sc.
– to walk feebly and unsteadily • WAIBLE Bk1905 Sc.
– to walk feebly or awkwardly • HAMBLE 1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk flat-footed • PALMER HOUSE 1930s African-American sl.
– to walk gently or leisurely • PAUT  • PAWT 1881 Sc. & Eng. dial. 
– to walk heavily • BADGE 1923 Sc.
– to walk heavily • CLOB 1967 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily • CLUMBER 1970 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily • LAMPER 1727 Eng. dial.
– to walk heavily • LOMPER 1893 Eng. dial.
– to walk heavily • SLOG 1872 UK sl.
– to walk heavily and noisily • CLOMBER 1967 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily and noisily • CLOMP 1903 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily and noisily • CLOMPER 1967 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily and noisily • CLONK 1968 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily and noisily • CLUB 1969 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily, making a lot of noise • CLAMP 1968 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily, making a lot of noise • CLOD 1966 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily, making a lot of noise • LOP 1969 Amer. dial.
– to walk heavily through dirt, snow, etc. • TAVE 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk hesitatingly • WAFFLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk hurriedly • BELLOWS Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk hurriedly • BOTTLE c1950 Amer. dial.
– to walk hurriedly • HOSS IT Bk1970 US students’ sl.
– to walk hurriedly and bouncing against what may be in the way • BUCKIE 1866 Sc.
– to walk idly • FLANE 1876
– to walk in a careless manner, with clothes not adapted to the shape of the wearer • DADJELL  • DATCHLE Bk1900 Sc.
– to walk in a casual manner • SASSHAY M19 orig. US
– to walk in a clumsy, laborious manner, as if walking through mire • JALK 1908 Sc.
– to walk in a clumsy manner • FADLE  • FAIDLE 1808 Sc. obs.
– to walk in a clumsy, noisy manner • HAMMER a1786 Sc.
– to walk in a clumsy way without lifting the feet properly • SKLAFFER 1899 Sc.
– to walk in a flat-footed noisy manner, as if through mud • SCLAB-DAB 1931 Sc.
– to walk in a flat-footed or shuffling way • SCLAFF  • SKLAFF 1825 Sc.
– to walk in a flat-footed or shuffling way • SCLAFFER 1866 Sc.
– to walk in a flat-footed, shuffling manner • SCLAP 1969 Sc.
– to walk in a headlong, impetuous manner • RAM-STAM 1816 Sc.
– to walk in a heavy, shambling manner • LARRUP 1777 Eng. dial.
– to walk in a jerky manner • SHIG-SHOG 1897 Eng. dial.
– to walk in a lazy, slouching, aimless manner • OFFLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk in a leisurely manner • PERUSE 1853 Amer. dial.
– to walk in a leisurely, careless manner • STOY 1866 Sc.
– to walk in a lively, brisk manner • DANDER 1910s UK criminals’ sl.
– to walk in a lumbering, helpless manner • WALLOW 1802 Sc.
– to walk in an affected manner • TITTUP 1785
– to walk in an aimless, disorderly fashion • REEL-RALL Bk1904 Sc.
– to walk in an awkward shuffling manner • YACHLE  • YAUCHLE 1887 Sc.
– to walk in and in out constantly • PATTER-PATTER 1825 Sc.  
– to walk in an undignified manner • QUAT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk in an ungainly, slovenly way • SCLATCH 1866 Sc.
– to walk in a provocative manner; said of a woman • POP STYLE 1950s W. Indies sl,
– to walk in a shambling or idle way • SHAMMICK 1927 Amer. dial.  • SHAMMOCK E18 Eng. & Amer. dial.  • SHAMMUCK 1925 Amer. dial.  • SHUMMICK 1913 Amer. dial.
– to walk in a shuffling, awkward manner with the toes turned outwards, either from deformity or affectation • SCASH 1866 Sc.
– to walk in a silly, affected way • SCASH  • SCASS  Bk1904 Sc.
– to walk in a slouching manner • SLODGE 1829 Eng. dial.
– to walk in a slovenly way (through mud or mire) • DAGGLE 1705
– to walk in a slow, aimless manner • SAIG Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to walk in a slow, idle manner • JAMPH  • JAUMPH 1788 Sc.
– to walk in a waddling, shuffling manner • SCASHLE  • SKASHLE Bk1904 Sc.
– to walk in a zigzag fashion • MAKE Ms AND Ws 19C Brit. sl.
– to walk in the exaggerated style of a pimp • KIMBLE 1960s African-American sl.
– to walk in the exaggerated style of a pimp • KIMIMBLE 1960s African-American sl.
– to walk jauntily • JAUNT 1890 rare
– to walk jauntily or nimbly • FLINK 1866 Sc.
– to walk knock-kneed • KNOCK ANTHONY 18C Eng. sl.
– to walk lame • HAMBLE 1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk lamely or with difficulty • HAUCHLE 1895 Sc. & N. Ireland
– to walk lamely, stiffly, or feebly • CRAMBLE 1607 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to walk lamely, stiffly, or feebly • CRAMPLE a1825 Eng. dial.
– to walk lazily • SAWM Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to walk lazily or awkwardly • LOB-ALONG 1856 Eng. dial.
– to walk lazily or with difficulty as in carrying a heavy burden • LAGGER 1866 Sc.
– to walk leisurely • PAUK  • PAWK 1807 Eng. dial.  
– to walk leisurely • SAUTER Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to walk like a gander • GANDEL Bk1900 Eng. dial. obs.
– to walk loosely • BAUCHLE 1856 Sc.
– to walk mincingly • MINCH Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk mincingly, or on tiptoe • TIP 1819
– to walk more heavily on one foot than the other • JAKE-WALK 1968 Amer. dial.
– to walk on tiptoe or in an unsteady manner • TIPPER Bk1905 Sc.
– to walk on tiptoe or in an unsteady manner • TIPPER-TAIPER Bk1905 Sc.
– to walk past • MAKE BY Bk1905 Sc.
– to walk pompously • JET 1587 sl.
– to walk proudly • SCORT Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to walk quickly • HORSE IT 1895 US sl.
– to walk quickly • HOSS IT 1968 US sl.
– to walk quickly • LEAGUE 1826 Sc.
– to walk quickly • LEASH AWAY 1801 Sc.
– to walk quickly • STRETCH ONE’S LEGS 1653 obs.
– to walk quickly; to cover the land with shoe-leather • TAN THE LAND 1895 Eng. dial.
– to walk quietly • CATSTEP 1955 Amer. dial.
– to walk quietly and stealthily • GUMSHOE 20C Amer. sl.
– to walk rapidly • DING ON Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to walk rapidly • HAWK 1971 Amer. dial.
– to walk rapidly • LACE Bk1902 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– to walk rapidly • SKELP 1721
– to walk rhythmically • MACK 1963 African-American sl.
– to walk sexily or flirtatiously • ANTIGODLE 1973 Amer. dial.
– to walk sexily or flirtatiously • ANTIGOGLE 1973 Amer. dial.
– to walk sideways • CATAGOGGLE 1939 Amer. dial.
– to walk silently • TIPPY-TOE 1901 US sl.
– to walk slowly • DADE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to walk slowly • FADDLE 1876 Eng. dial.
– to walk slowly • MOPE L19 sl.
– to walk slowly • SAG ALONG Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to walk slowly • SANTER 1873 Eng. dial.
– to walk slowly • WAG (OFF) L17 sl.
– to walk slowly and clumsily • DADGE 1747 Eng. dial.
– to walk slowly and feebly • TANTLE 1889 Eng. dial.
– to walk slowly and with difficulty • OMBLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk slowly, as if much fatigued • BAIGLE 1825 Sc.
– to walk slowly or aimlessly • DOTTER c1475 now chiefly Sc.
– to walk slowly or heavily • TAIGLE  • TEAGLE 1886 Sc.
– to walk slowly or with short steps • PAIDLE 1808 Sc.
– to walk smartly • JICKER 1789 Sc.
– to walk smartly and deliberately • LAMP a1605 Sc.
– to walk so as to wear down the shoes at one side • SCLEET  • SKLEET Bk1904 Sc.
– to walk softly • GUMSHOE 20C sl.
– to walk softly and slowly, esp. through mud • PALCH 1746 Eng. dial.
– to walk steadily • PEAD Bk1903 Eng. dial.  
– to walk steadily and continuously • PAIK 1827 Sc.
– to walk stealthily • CROUSE AROUND 1952 Amer. dial.
– to walk stealthily or with averted looks • LEER 1586 obs.
– to walk stiffly • STRAM 1869 colloq.
– to walk stupidly • OAF (ABOUT) 1882 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk the streets all night • CARRY THE BANNER Bk1914 criminals’ sl. 
– to walk the streets, esp. when in search of work • BEAT THE BRICKS 1920s US sl.
– to walk through mud or mire • LAPE Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to walk, to get along • GET OFF OF THE SPOT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk, to go • GANG c950 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk, to go • HELE 1938 Hawaii
– to walk, to go • MIZZLE 1781
– to walk, to go • PATTER 1892 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– to walk, to have the use of one’s limbs • HAVE ONE’S LIMBS 1892 Eng. dial.
– to walk, to ‘hoof it’ • TOLTER 1965 Amer. dial.
– to walk, to leave • HAVE IT AWAY 1950s sl.
– to walk, to saunter • AUNTER 1790 Sc.
– to walk, to trudge • BROGUE 1883 Amer. dial.
– to walk totteringly as from feebleness or infirmity • DACKER 1818 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– to walk totteringly or unsteadily, like a child • DADDLE 1710 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to walk unevenly • TOLTER 1529 Eng. dial.
– to walk unsteadily • BALTER 1873 Eng. dial.
– to walk unsteadily • BAMBLE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk unsteadily • BEVIS  • BEVISH Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk unsteadily • DAIDLE 1808 Sc.
– to walk unsteadily • DIDDLE 1908 Amer. dial.
– to walk unsteadily • DOTTER c1475 now chiefly Sc
– to walk unsteadily • DOVER E19 Sc.
– to walk unsteadily • TODDER 1871
– to walk unsteadily • VAVEL 1908 Sc.
– to walk unsteadily • WABBLE 1786 Sc.
– to walk unsteadily • WALLOCK Bk1905 Eng, dial.
– to walk unsteadily • WALTER 1900 Sc. 
– to walk unsteadily, as a drunkard • MAKE A VIRGINIA FENCE 1745 Amer. rare
– to walk unsteadily or wearily • WANDLE 1686 Eng. dial.
– to walk unsteadily owing to an excess of drink • WALK ON ROCKY SOCKS 20C US sl.
– to walk up and down • BEAT THE STREETS c1375
– to walk up and down in a place • INAMBULATE 1656 obs. rare
– to walk very quickly • PAY 1804 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– to walk very slowly behind another person • TAILGATE 2003 UK sl.
– to walk violently • BENSE Bk1911 Sc.
– to walk warily, as on delicate ground • TREAD UPON EGGS 1742
– to walk wearily or slowly • SCHLAP  • SHLAP 1920s sl.
– to walk wearily or slowly • SCHLEP  • SCHLEPP  • SHLEP 1920s sl.
– to walk while holding on to furniture or other stationary objects for stability; said of an infant • CRUISE 1928
– to walk with a dull, heavy step; to rub against • SCLIFF  • SKLIFF 1901 Sc.
– to walk with a firm foot • FAMP 1854 Eng. dial.
– to walk with a heavy, awkward step • SKLATCH Bk1904 Sc.
– to walk with a jerk or spring upwards • BAIGLE 1825 Sc.
– to walk with a jerk or spring upwards • BAIRGE Bk1898 Sc.
– to walk with a long swinging step • LAB 1788 Sc.
– to walk with a military air • MAJOR 1814 Eng. dial. obs.
– to walk with an affected gait • PAUT  • PAWT 1881 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– to walk with an airy and affected step • CAVIE 1825 Sc.
– to walk with an awkward or shuffling gait • SHAMBLE L16
– to walk with an idle, trailing gait • SALLY OUT Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to walk with an important air; to strut • MAJOR ABOUT 1814 Eng. dial.
– to walk with an important air; to strut • MAJOR UP AND DOWN 1814 Eng. dial.
– to walk with an up-and-down movement • TITTUP 1785
– to walk with a proud or haughty carriage • SAIBLE 1929 Sc.
– to walk with a shuffle • SHOOL 1950 Amer. dial.
– to walk with a slow heavy tread • SCLUNSH 1882 Sc.
– to walk with difficulty • SCRAGGLE 1898 Eng. dial.
– to walk with difficulty • WALLACH Bk1905 Sc.
– to walk with difficulty • YACHLE  • YAUCHLE 1887 Sc.
– to walk with difficulty, or from lack of strength • FAUCHLE 1866 Sc.
– to walk with difficulty owing to corpulency • FADGE 1864 Eng. dial.
– to walk with downcast looks, or in a thoughtful, musing way • SNUDGE 1677 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to walk with energy • BAISE Bk1898 Sc.
– to walk with energy • THUMP 1790 Sc.
– to walk with feeble, heavy, or clumsy steps • PAUT  • PAWT 1881 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– to walk with force • VIR  • VIRR 1866 Sc.
– to walk with help • DADE Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to walk with little, short, quick steps • PATTLE Bk1903 Eng. dial.  
– to walk with long steps • STRIME 1854 Eng. dial.
– to walk with long steps, treading heavily • BLAD Bk1911 Sc. 
– to walk with long strides • STROAM  • STROME 1796 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to walk without shoes • GAD THE HOOF 1839 sl.
– to walk with quick, short steps • PATTER 1892 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– to walk with sharp light steps • TAP 1749
– to walk with short quick steps, as a child learning to walk • TROTTLE 1825 Sc.
– to walk with short steps • NAFF Bk1903 Sc.
– to walk with short steps • NAFFLE Bk1866 Sc.
– to walk with short steps • NIFLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to walk with short steps, in a mincing or affected manner • MINCE 1890 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to walk with short steps; said of a child • BAIGLE 1825 Sc.
– to walk with short, mincing steps • NIP AND TWITCH Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– to walk with short, quick strides • NIM 1887 Sc. 
– to walk with short stumping steps • NIDDLE 1929 Sc. 
– to walk with short, unsteady, or uncertain steps, like those of a child • PADDLE 1792
– to walk with the toes much turned out • SCLUTE  • SKLUTE Bk1904 Sc.
– to walk with tottering steps • HYTER-SKYTER B1900 Sc.
– to walk with wide strides • WALK IN LONG LASHES Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to waver about in walking against a strong wind • WAFFLE 1973 Sc.


WALKIE-TALKIE – NOUNS
– a walkie-talkie • BATPHONE 1990s UK sl.
– a walkie-talkie • CHATTERBOX 1960s sl.


WALKING STAFF, ​WALKING-STICK – NOUNS
– a hook-ended walking-stick • KEBBIE  • KEBBY 1816 Sc.
– a light walking-stick • WAND 1548 obs.
– a long walking-staff as tall as, or taller than, the bearer • REPPLE Bk1904 Eng. dial. obs.
– a long walking-stick carried by countrymen, reaching up to or above their heads • RAPPO Bk1905 Eng. dial. obs.
– a staff or stick carried in the hand as a walking-stick, or by a shepherd or herdsman • YARD c1000 obs.
– a thick walking-stick • BAT 1886 Eng. dial.
– a walking-stick • BATON 1801
– a walking-stick • BIOT 1818 Eng. dial.
– a walking-stick • GANGING-STAFF 1595 Sc.
– a walking-stick • HAND-PROP 1857 Sc.
– a walking-stick • NIBBIE-STAFF 1866 Sc.
– a walking-stick • NIBBIE-STICK 1866 Sc.
– a walking-stick • PEDLAR’S HORSE c1780 colloq.
– a walking-stick • PEDLAR’S PAD c1780 colloq.
– a walking-stick • PEDLAR’S PONY c1780 colloq.
– a walking-stick • QUANT 1790 Eng. dial.
– a walking-stick • WADDY Bk1892 Aust. sl.
– a walking-stick; a short staff with a crooked head • CAMMOCK  • CUMMOCK 1862 Sc.
– a walking-stick, esp. one used in rounding up sheep • NIBBY 1964 NZ sl.
– a walking-stick made of the wood of the crab- • CRAB-STICK 1703



Updated: October 24, 2022