Meaning of “walk-in” in the English Dictionary

"walk-in" in British English

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walk-inadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈwɔːk.ɪn/ us /ˈwɑːk.ɪn/

(Definition of “walk-in” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"walk-in" in American English

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walk-inadjective [ not gradable ]


walk-in adjective [ not gradable ] (LIKE A ROOM)

large enough for a person to enter and walk around in:

a walk-in closet

walk-in adjective [ not gradable ] (WITHOUT PLANNING)

allowing people to come without planning to do so in advance:

The walk-in clinic is slowly getting busy.
noun [ C ] /ˈwɔkˌɪn/

Although the restaurant will take walk-ins, reservations are recommended.

(Definition of “walk-in” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)