floodwater

noun flood·wa·ter \ ˈfləd-ˌwȯ-tər , -ˌwä- \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of floodwater

: the water of a flood

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First Known Use of floodwater

1791


FLOODWATER Defined for English Language Learners

floodwater

Definition of floodwater for English Language Learners

  • : the water of a flood


FLOODWATER Defined for Kids

floodwater

noun flood·wa·ter \ ˈfləd-ˌwȯ-tər , -ˌwä- \

Definition of floodwater for Students

: the water of a flood


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