moonwalk etymology

English word moonwalk comes from English walk, English Moon

Detailed word origin of moonwalk

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
walk English (eng) (intransitive) To move on the feet by alternately setting each foot (or pair or group of feet, in the case of animals with four or more feet) forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times. Compare run.. (intransitive, colloquial) To leave, resign.. (intransitive, colloquial, euphemistic) Of an object, to go missing or be stolen.. (intransitive, colloquial, legal) To "walk free", [...]
Moon English (eng) (paganism) The god of the Moon in Heathenry.. The 54th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.. The Earth's moon; the sole natural satellite of the Earth, represented in astronomy and astrology by ☾.. A surname​.
moonwalk English (eng) (dance) A dance style in which the dancer slides backwards though the feet move as if he were walking forwards.. An exploration of the Moon's surface on foot (by an astronaut). (intransitive) 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.. (intransitive) To walk in leaps, like on the [...]

Words with the same origin as moonwalk

Descendants of Moon
moonrun moonsighting