walk of life

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

walk of life (plural walks of life)

  1. (idiomatic) An occupation, role, social class, or lifestyle.
    Folks in our neighborhood come from every walk of life, prince and pauper, investor and janitor.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually use in plural form, especially in the set phrase all walks of life.

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