Dictionary

water strider

water strider

noun

Definition of WATER STRIDER

:  any of various long-legged bugs (family Gerridae) that move about on the surface of the water

First Known Use of WATER STRIDER

1888

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: water stringPrevious Word in the Dictionary: water stopAll Words Near: water strider
February 28, 2015
pontificate Hear it
To speak pompously or dogmatically
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears