wa·​ter·​fowl·​er | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌfau̇-lər How to pronounce waterfowler (audio) , ˈwä- \

Definition of waterfowler

: a hunter of waterfowl

Other Words from waterfowler

waterfowling \ ˈwȯ-​tər-​ˌfau̇-​liŋ How to pronounce waterfowler (audio) , ˈwä-​ \ noun

Examples of waterfowler in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On November 10th , 1940, the forecast called for just the sort of weather that would answer the waterfowler’s prayers. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, 30 Oct. 2021 That is pure blasphemy to the waterfowler who expects to have some action right at or a bit before sunrise. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Sep. 2021 The smart waterfowler won’t waste $1 shot shells in an attempt to eradicate it. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 18 July 2021 These projects will keep you busy, and make this season one to remember For the diehard waterfowler, there is no off-season. Joseph Albanese, Outdoor Life, 26 May 2020 For new hunters, your best bet is to tag along with an experienced waterfowler, who can hopefully lend you a pair of waders (which aren’t cheap). The Editors, Outdoor Life, 3 June 2020 There is no hunting group more fanatical about gear than waterfowlers. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, 21 Jan. 2020 Sure pointing and wonderfully slick, the Model 12 was the gun to have among waterfowlers through the first half of the 20th century. Phil Bourjaily, Field & Stream, 17 Sep. 2019 The corrosion-resistant nature of the stock quickly drew the attention of waterfowlers, making the Nova a mainstay in the duck blind. Joseph Albanese, Field & Stream, 24 Apr. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of waterfowler

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Waterfowler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waterfowler. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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