wading pool


Definition of wading pool

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

Examples of wading pool in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The water will come down like raindrops, while kids — and adults — play safely in a shallow wading pool or people-watch from the splashless sidelines. Cheryl Hall, Dallas News, "Klyde Warren Park to get the world’s tallest interactive fountain," 3 Dec. 2020 The wading pool will be a quarter-inch deep over a nonskid, polished surface. Cheryl Hall, Dallas News, "Klyde Warren Park to get the world’s tallest interactive fountain," 3 Dec. 2020 The effect is unconstrained friskiness, like a wading pool full of puppies. Kyle Smith, National Review, "The Wink and the Fist," 21 Oct. 2020 This inflatable wading pool is for kids ages 6 and up — and even adults can float around in its luxurious 22-inch depth. Naveen Kumar, CNN Underscored, "How to turn your backyard into a water park this summer," 29 June 2020 Functioning as a splash pad and wading pool, this should be a dream come true for mermaid and princess enthusiasts from ages four to ten. Popular Science, "The best splash pads to beat the heat," 29 May 2020 Video from that weekend shows partiers crowded together in a pool at Backwater Jacks Bar and Grill in Osage Beach on Saturday, according to Scott Pasmore, an anchor for CNN affiliate KTVK, who shot the footage. Amanda Jackson, CNN, "Person who attended Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day gathering tests positive for coronavirus," 29 May 2020 Social media video shows a pool party in Lake of the Ozarks on Memorial Day weekend, challenging social distancing guidelines. Sara Karnes, USA TODAY, "Missouri health officials call for self-quarantine after Ozarks pool party, issue travel advisory," 26 May 2020 One time, a local wagered a box of cigars that Spenard could not drive his car through the front doors of a pool hall. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, "History of Spenard: How a squatter, bootlegger and showman gave Anchorage’s most renowned road its name," 18 May 2020

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First Known Use of wading pool

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wading pool was in 1921

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29 Jan 2021

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“Wading pool.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wading%20pool. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of wading pool

US : a shallow pool for children to play in

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