Etymology
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walking (adj.)

c. 1400, present-participle adjective from walk (v.). Walking sickness, one in which the sufferer is able to get about and is not bed-ridden, is from 1846. Walking wounded is recorded from 1917. Walking bass is attested from 1939 in jazz slang. Walking stick is recorded from 1570s; the insect so called from 1760, for resemblance of shape.

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Definitions of walking
1
walking (n.)
the act of traveling by foot;
walking is a healthy form of exercise
Synonyms: walk
2
walking (adj.)
close enough to be walked to;
walking distance
Synonyms: walk-to
From wordnet.princeton.edu