|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|1.||a person who walks|
|2.||Also called: baby walker a tubular frame on wheels or castors to support a baby learning to walk|
|3.||a similar support for walking, often with rubber feet, for use by disabled or infirm people|
|4.||a woman's escort at a social event: let me introduce my walker for tonight|
|1.||Alice (Malsenior). born 1944, US writer: her works include In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women (1973) and the novels Meridian (1976), The Color Purple (1982), and Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992)|
|2.||John. born 1952, New Zealand middle-distance runner, the first athlete to run one hundred sub-four-minute miles|
walker walk·er (wô'kər)
A frame device used to support someone, such as an infant learning to walk or a convalescent learning to walk again.
A shoe specially designed for walking comfortably. Often used in the plural.