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flood tide

noun

Simple Definition of flood tide

  • : a rising tide

  • : a very large amount of something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of flood tide

  1. 1 :  a rising tide

  2. 2 a :  an overwhelming quantity b :  a high point :  peak

Examples of flood tide in a sentence

  1. <the flood tide of bad manners that seems to be inundating contemporary society>



1719

First Known Use of flood tide

1719


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