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water wagon

wa·ter wag·on
W w

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er wag-uh n]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈwæg ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er wag-uh n]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈwæg ən/

Definitions of water wagon words

  • noun water wagon a wagon used to transport water, as in military field operations or on a construction site. 1
  • idioms water wagon on the water wagon. wagon (def 14). 1

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Origin of water wagon

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15

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Parts of speech for Water wagon

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

water wagon popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

water wagon usage trend in Literature

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