a walk of life

walk of life

1. One's socioeconomic status or background. It was nice to see people from every walk of life come together to raise money for the sick little girl.
2. One's profession. I've always been interested in medicine, but I'm far too squeamish for that walk of life.
See also: life, of, walk

a walk of ˈlife

a person’s job or position in society: The people at the meeting came from all walks of life — students, writers, business people, and so on.
See also: life, of, walk