water under the bridge

idiom

Definition of water under the bridge 

used to say that something happened in the past and is no longer important or worth arguing about We had our differences in the past, but that's all water under the bridge now.

Learn More about water under the bridge

Share water under the bridge

Statistics for water under the bridge

Look-up Popularity

Comments on water under the bridge

What made you want to look up water under the bridge? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by shyness and lack of polish

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Liar, Liar Quiz

  • alt-5761dbe2ba986
  • Someone who pretends to be sick in order to avoid work is a:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!