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walkernoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɔː.kər/  us   /ˈwɑː.kɚ/
C1 a ​person who ​walks, ​especially for ​exercise or ​enjoyment: She's a very ​fast/​slow walker. They've been ​keen walkers ​ever since they ​read about the ​benefits of ​exercise. (also baby walker) a ​seat on ​wheels that a ​baby can ​sit in and use ​itsfeet to ​move along, before it is ​able to ​walk US (UK Zimmer frame) a ​metalframe with four ​legs that you ​place in ​front of you and ​lean on to ​help you ​moveforward if you have ​difficulty in ​walking, for ​example when ​old
(Definition of walker from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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walkernoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɔ·kər/
A walker is also a ​metalframe to ​helppeople who have ​difficultywalking, by using it to ​support them as they move it in ​front of them.
(Definition of walker from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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