Meaning of walk-in in English:


Pronunciation /ˈwɔːkɪn/

Translate walk-in into Spanish


  • 1(especially of a storage area) large enough to walk into.

    ‘a walk-in cupboard’
    • ‘Practical features include a walk-in cupboard in the bathroom and gas central heating throughout.’
    • ‘Decorated in peach, this area includes a walk-in cloakroom and guest toilet.’
    • ‘E's sleeping area was a converted walk-in closet, with two mattresses thrown on the floor.’
    • ‘As well as fitted wardrobes, the room has a large walk-in dressing area.’
    • ‘He uses it as a combination walk-in closet and storage space, ‘a rarity in Toronto,’ he notes.’
    • ‘Closets - lots of closets, preferably walk-in, and as much additional storage space as possible.’
    • ‘Each apartment has oceans of storage, including a walk-in hallway cupboard.’
    • ‘The rambling old beach house had a dozen or more rooms, attics, walk-in closets with hidden panels and a widow's walk that gave a view of the ocean.’
    • ‘There is extensive walk-in eaves storage at this level, which the present owners use as a storage and utility room, as it is plumbed for a washing machine.’
    • ‘This has a sink unit, various storage presses and a walk-in wine cellar while a side door leads to an enclosed yard with a patio area, boiler house and fuel store.’
    • ‘The entire first floor is given over to the master bedroom suite, which features an en suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe area as well as fitted wardrobes.’
    • ‘A new fitted kitchen with timber framed windows overlooks the rear of the property and one of the two bedrooms has a walk-in cupboard providing generous storage space.’
    • ‘Two-bedroom units have one en suite bathroom while some also feature storage rooms and walk-in wardrobes.’
    • ‘There is a walk-in attic storage area off the games room.’
    • ‘Decorated in deep yellow with a large feature stencil, it has a walk-in wardrobe with fitted storage.’
    • ‘Entrance is through a spacious hallway with recessed lighting, oak flooring, a walk-in storage closet and a security intercom.’
    • ‘There is access to an extensive walk-in storage area that stretches the length of the room.’
    • ‘It is fitted with floor and eye level cupboards, with a spacious walk-in pantry providing additional storage.’
    • ‘This area includes a walk-in understairs storage facility and a cloaks closet.’
    • ‘At the back of the hall steps lead down to an open area with a walk-in laundry cupboard and understairs storage.’
    arrive, turn up, appear, walk in, make in an appearance, put in an appearance, show one's face
  • 2(of a service) available for customers or clients without the need for an appointment.

    ‘a walk-in clinic’
    • ‘An out-of-hours service will still be available at the walk-in medical centre in Carfax Street.’
    • ‘Establishing this relationship can turn walk-in customers into life-long clients.’
    • ‘They also have an optometrist in an office upstairs, I got a walk-in appointment with him with no problem.’
    • ‘NHS walk-in clinics are to be placed in railway stations to enable commuters to see GPs on their way to work.’
    • ‘In the backcountry, hikers with 14-day overnight permits may stay in walk-in sites or make their own campsites.’
    • ‘In the absence of walk-in clinics the options available to the public are self care, care in an emergency department, or care by a general practitioner.’
    • ‘One such salon is NailBarOne, which opened last October and offers a walk-in service.’
    • ‘Confidential walk-in services had been established to give young people essential information about sexual health.’
    • ‘He testified that, two days after the incident, on November 21, 1999, he attended at a walk-in clinic to have his wrist examined by a doctor.’
    • ‘The government hopes that walk-in care centres will get away from the culture of hospital stays for routine surgery.’
    • ‘The walk-in service at the clinic is designed to provide immediate and accessible services in times of need, as determined by the client.’
    • ‘As discussed previously, it is likely that many people who would not consider accessing traditional outpatient therapy services will access a walk-in service.’
    • ‘The walk-in service welcomes comments, will answer questions, help with the replacement of damaged or lost Magna cards and deal with changes of address or general queries.’
    • ‘Allowing the convenience of walk-in services for express spa care will increase participation.’
    • ‘The service is not walk-in and those who are registered will be invited to accept an appointment or opt out of the programme.’
    • ‘For older adolescents, referral to a self help agency or walk-in counselling service may be appropriate - and more readily accepted.’
    • ‘Only 27% of clinics still offer some form of walk-in service available to all patients.’
    • ‘Almost any walk-in neighborhood medical clinic should see its business growing over the next decade.’
    • ‘PCTs run by family doctors and other health professionals provide a wide range of health services, including dentists, mental health care, walk-in centres, pharmacies and opticians.’
    • ‘I was the walk-in doctor at my clinic today, meaning that I saw all the patients who didn't have scheduled appointments.’