how to pronounce moonwalk


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moonwalk is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of moonwalk


  1. To walk in a manner that is similar to the moonwalk dance style; to move while sliding backwards as though the feet move as if one was walking forwards.
  2. To walk in leaps, like on the Moon or on other low gravity surfaces.
  3. To walk on the surface of the Moon.
  4. To perform the moonwalk.


  1. An exploration of the Moon's surface on foot (by an astronaut).
  2. A dance style in which the dancer appears to be moving in a low gravity environment.
  3. A dance move in which the dancer slides backwards though the feet move as if walking forwards; the backslide.

moonwalk frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word moonwalk occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics moonwalk can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that moonwalk can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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