water-resistant

adjective
wa·​ter-re·​sis·​tant | \ˌwȯ-tər-ri-ˈzi-stənt, ˌwä-, -tə-ri-\

Definition of water-resistant 

First Known Use of water-resistant

1883, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about water-resistant

Share water-resistant

Statistics for water-resistant

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for water-resistant

The first known use of water-resistant was in 1883

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for water-resistant

water-resistant

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of water-resistant

: designed to not be easily harmed or affected by water or to not allow water to pass through easily

More from Merriam-Webster on water-resistant

Spanish Central: Translation of water-resistant

Comments on water-resistant

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

WORD OF THE DAY

playful or foolish behavior

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
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!