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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [waw-ter-bed, wot-er-]
    • /ˈwɔ tərˌbɛd, ˈwɒt ər-/
    • /ˈwɔː.tə.bed/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-bed, wot-er-]
    • /ˈwɔ tərˌbɛd, ˈwɒt ər-/

Definitions of waterbed word

  • noun waterbed a bed having a liquid-filled rubber or plastic mattress in a rigid, often heated, waterproof frame, and providing a surface that conforms to the sleeper's body in any position. 1
  • noun waterbed A bed with a water-filled rubber or plastic mattress. 1
  • noun waterbed bed filled with liquid 1
  • countable noun waterbed A waterbed is a bed which consists of a plastic case filled with water. 0
  • noun waterbed a waterproof mattress filled with water 0
  • noun waterbed A bed with a tough plastic mattress filled with water. 0

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Origin of waterbed

First appearance:

before 1835
One of the 34% newest English words
First recorded in 1835-45; water + bed

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Parts of speech for Waterbed


waterbed popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

waterbed usage trend in Literature

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