Able to walk despite injury or illness. Regarded as having the capabilities or qualities of a specified object: a teacher who is a walking dictionary. Used, intended, or suitable for walking: walking clothes; a walking trail; walking distance. Marked by the act of walking: a walking trip. Guided by a person who walks alongside. Used of a machine or farming tool. The action of one that walks. The state of the surface on which one walks: The walking was treacherous after the ice storm.