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moonwalk

[moon-wawk] /ˈmunˌwɔk/
noun
1.
an exploratory walk by an astronaut on the surface of the moon.
verb (used without object)
2.
(of an astronaut) to walk on the surface of the moon.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism; moon + walk
Related forms
moonwalker, noun
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Word Origin and History for moonwalk
n.

"a walking on the moon," 1966, from moon (n.) + walk (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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