Walkway vs Walkabout - What's the difference?

walkway | walkabout |


As nouns the difference between walkway and walkabout

is that walkway is a clearly defined path for pedestrians while walkabout is (australian aboriginal) a nomadic excursion into the bush, especially one taken by young teenage boys in certain ancient-custom honoring tribes.

walkway

Noun

(en noun)
  • A clearly defined path for pedestrians.
  • walkabout

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Australian aboriginal) A nomadic excursion into the bush, especially one taken by young teenage boys in certain ancient-custom honoring tribes
  • A walking trip
  • (British) A public stroll by some celebrity to meet a group of people informally
  • An absence, usually from a regular place with a possibility of a return.
  • (Australian)Colloquially used to denote any missing or stolen object ie. "The paper shredder seems to have gone walkabout."
  • (public stroll) * Dutch: , (trans-bottom) Australian Aboriginal English