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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [waw-ter-sahyd, wot-er-]
    • /ˈwɔ tərˌsaɪd, ˈwɒt ər-/
    • /ˈwɔːtəsaɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-sahyd, wot-er-]
    • /ˈwɔ tərˌsaɪd, ˈwɒt ər-/

Definitions of waterside word

  • noun waterside the margin, bank, or shore of a river, lake, ocean, etc. 1
  • adjective waterside of, relating to, or situated at the waterside: waterside insects; a waterside resort. 1
  • adjective waterside working by the waterside: waterside police. 1
  • noun waterside The edge of or area adjoining a sea, lake, or river. 1
  • noun waterside bank of a body of water 1
  • adjective waterside situated beside a body of water 1

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Origin of waterside

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1325-75; See origin at water, side1

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Parts of speech for Waterside


waterside popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% 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".

waterside usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for waterside

adjective waterside

  • waterfront — land on the edge of a body of water.
  • beachfront — A beachfront house, café, shop, or hotel is situated on or by a beach.
  • seaside — a city in W California, on Monterey Bay.
  • lakeside — located on the side of a lake: a lakeside resort.
  • riverside — a city in SW California.

noun waterside

  • riverbank — the slopes bordering a river.
  • shoreJane, 1445?–1527, mistress of Edward IV of England.
  • shoreline — the line where shore and water meet.
  • bank — A bank is a building where a bank offers its services.
  • beach — A beach is an area of sand or stones beside the sea.

Top questions with waterside

  • where is waterside?

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