Pronunciation: (wôk'u-bout"),[key] —n. 1. Chiefly Brit. a. a walking tour.
b. an informal public stroll taken by members of the royal family or by a political figure for the purpose of greeting and being seen by the public.
2. Australian. a. a brief, informal leave from work, taken by an Aborigine to wander the bush, visit relatives, or return to native life.
b. absence from work.