Walkabout vs Walkup - What's the difference?

walkabout | walkup |


As nouns the difference between walkabout and walkup

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

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

    walkup

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * {{quote-news, year=2009, date=February 26, author=Audrey Tempelsman, title=Indian Modern Redux, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The apartment is in the Flowerbox Building, a new doorman condominium on East Seventh Street named after the built-in, self-watering flower boxes that stand in contrast to the street’s dingier tenement walkups .}}