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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 waders word

  • noun waders a person or thing that wades. 1
  • noun waders 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 waders British. any of various ground-nesting shorebirds of small to moderate size, as the gull, tern, skimmer, phalarope, and plover. 1
  • noun waders waders, high, waterproof boots used for wading, as by fishermen, duck hunters, or laborers. 1
  • noun waders Plural form of wader. 1
  • noun plural waders long waterproof boots, sometimes extending to the chest like trousers, worn by anglers 0

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Origin of waders

First appearance:

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

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Parts of speech for Waders


waders 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.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

waders usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for waders

noun waders

  • heavy — of great weight; hard to lift or carry: a heavy load.
  • shoe — an external covering for the human foot, usually of leather and consisting of a more or less stiff or heavy sole and a lighter upper part ending a short distance above, at, or below the ankle.
  • footwear — articles to be worn on the feet, as shoes, slippers, or boots.
  • brogan — a heavy laced usually ankle-high work boot
  • galoshes — a waterproof overshoe, especially a high one.

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