Definition of Catwalk

1. Noun. Narrow platform extending out into an auditorium. "Models displayed clothes on a catwalk at the fashion show"

Generic synonyms: Platform



2. Noun. Narrow pathway high in the air (as above a stage or between parts of a building or along a bridge).
Generic synonyms: Paseo, Walk, Walkway

Definition of Catwalk

1. Noun. (nautical) an elevated enclosed passage providing access fore and aft from the bridge of a merchant vessel ¹

2. Noun. any similar elevated walkway ¹

3. Noun. A narrow elevated stage on which models parade; a runway ¹

4. Noun. the business of making clothes for fashion shows. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Catwalk

1. a narrow walkway [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catwalk

cattleperson
cattleprod
cattleship
cattlewoman
cattlewomen
cattley guava
cattleya
cattleyas
catty
catty-corner
catty-cornered
cattycorner
cattywampus
catumaxomab
catvertising
catwalk (current term)
catwalker
catwalkers
catwalklike
catwalks
catwise
catwoman
catworks
catworm
catworms
caucasoid
caucasoid race
cauchie
caucus
caucus race

Literary usage of Catwalk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"The light from the stairwell picked out a narrow catwalk suspended over a dark void. ... He had no choice but to move toward the end of the catwalk. ..."

2. Worker Deaths in Confined Spaces: A Summary of Surveillance Findings and edited by Thomas R. Bender (1996)
"The catwalk circles the tank approximately 125 feet above the ground ... A second permanently-mounted ladder extends from the catwalk to the top of the tank ..."

3. Empowerment Through Economic Transformation by Meshack M. Khosa (2001)
"While on the one hand they are called upon to starve and prettify themselves to compete on the "catwalk" of attracting limited amounts of foreign direct ..."

4. Extenuating Circumstances: Wall Hangings in the Hall of Justice in 'S by P. E. Spijkerman, Wytze Patijn, Jan Rutten (1998)
"It moves with you as you walk along. it jumps. we see stylized cats running along it as if on a catwalk. No shadow border The tapestry disguises the fact ..."

5. Red Zone Blues: A Snapshot of Baghdad During the Surge by Pepe Escobar (2007)
"That's the ritual catwalk where all the cathartic myths of the ... glamorous Samba- drome asphalt catwalk—is capable of turning anyone into King or Queen, ..."

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