One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
verb & noun
See power walking
- ‘Thirty years ago only a handful of fitness buffs regularly jogged, power-walked, worked out with free weights or said no to a piece of succulent, deep-fried chicken or movie popcorn drenched in butter.’
- ‘The walk brought an end to an intense training regime, where the group power-walked for miles to get fit for the challenge which they were desperate to do after being told they could not take part in the London event.’
- ‘Lots of people sort of power-walk or slow-jog their way into a run for 10 min or so to get their heart rate up and muscles warm.’
- ‘I power-walked through the crowds of people, ignoring those who called my name.’
- ‘I shoved the paper back at him and power-walked off before he could respond.’
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