aqua·​cise ˈa-kwə-ˌsīz How to pronounce aquacise (audio)
variants or less commonly Aquacise
plural aquacises also Aquacises
: exercise performed in water and especially in a pool of shallow water
Aquacise—jogging or doing exercises in the pool—provides a lot of resistance for muscles, but no wear and tear on joints …Joanne Lannin, Portland (Maine) Press Herald, 1 Jan. 1996

Word History


aqua- + (exer)cise

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aquacise was in 1970

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“Aquacise.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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