streamlet

noun stream·let \ ˈstrēm-lət \

Definition of streamlet

: a small stream

Examples of streamlet in a Sentence

  1. the raging brook of last spring is a mere streamlet now that it's July

First Known Use of streamlet

circa 1552

streamlet Synonyms

Synonyms
beck [British], bourn (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], gill [British], rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], runlet, runnel, creek
Related Words
arroyo, billabong [Australian], fresh, freshet, runoff; bayou, coulee, slough (also slew or slue), stream, wash; canal, channel, cut, cutoff, gut, kill, millrace, millstream, race, watercourse, waterway; affluent, branch, confluent, distributary, influent, tributary

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