wading pool


Definition of wading pool

: a shallow pool of portable or permanent construction used by children for wading

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In the ’60s, to protest that Sunnybrook had a pool that was off-limits to blacks, NAACP activists hopped the fences and jumped in, chapter president Johnny Corson told me. Maria Panaritis, Philly.com, "Pottstown took on the YMCA - and won. They're saving themselves along the way. | Maria Panaritis," 26 May 2018 And remember that this doesn't have to take place in a pool: A baby or toddler can take in water from the bath, toilet, or even buckets of standing water. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "What Every Parent Needs to Know About "Dry Drowning"," 27 Mar. 2019 She was found in a pool of water below the falls, with blunt trauma from the fall onto the rocks. Dave Quinn, PEOPLE.com, "Teen Dies Saving Sister from Plunging Over N.C. Waterfall Where Man Died Just 2 Weeks Before," 6 July 2018 According to Cooper, 45 rescuers — with support from the U.S. Forest Service and North Carolina State Parks — contributed to efforts to find H’Money’s body, which was ultimately found about four hours later in a pool of water below the falls. Kaylen Ralph, Teen Vogue, "Teen Girl Dies After Being Swept over North Carolina Waterfall," 6 July 2018 The clichéd campaign would probably have involved moody music, a woman slowly diving into a pool in an evening gown, and a whole lot of roses. Leah Prinzivalli, Glamour, "The 10 Most Groundbreaking Beauty Campaigns of 2018," 22 Dec. 2018 What about the perfect swimsuit to look cute but also cause a scene at a pool party? Glamour, "A Look Back at the Most Dramatic Fashion From The Bachelor Season 23," 12 Mar. 2019 Last Fourth of July, Khloé Kardashian uploaded an Instagram story that showed Jenner and Simmons getting cozy at a pool party. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall Jenner Looks Edgy in Snake Earrings and Leather Pants to Watch Ben Simmons Play Ball," 31 Jan. 2019 According to a pool report, the Bushes did not walk the Trumps back to the curb after the private meeting inside Blair House. David Nakamura, The Seattle Times, "Trump uses eight-vehicle motorcade to travel 250 yards to greet George W. Bush," 4 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of wading pool

1921, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of wading pool

US : a shallow pool for children to play in

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