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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [wey-der]
    • /ˈweɪ dər/
    • /ˈweɪ.dər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wey-der]
    • /ˈweɪ dər/

Definitions of wader word

  • noun wader a person or thing that wades. 1
  • noun wader Also called wading bird. any of various large birds having long legs, long necks, and long bills, that are adapted for wading in shallow waters and living on fish, frogs, etc., as the crane, heron, stork, shoebill, ibis, and flamingo. 1
  • noun wader British. any of various ground-nesting shorebirds of small to moderate size, as the gull, tern, skimmer, phalarope, and plover. 1
  • noun wader waders, high, waterproof boots used for wading, as by fishermen, duck hunters, or laborers. 1
  • noun wader One who wades. 1
  • noun wader water bird 1

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Origin of wader

First appearance:

before 1665
One of the 47% oldest English words
First recorded in 1665-75; wade + -er1

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wader popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 74% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

wader usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with wader

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