waterside

noun
wa·​ter·​side | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌsīd How to pronounce waterside (audio) , ˈwä- \

Definition of waterside

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the margin of a body of water : waterfront

waterside

adjective

Definition of waterside (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : employed along the waterside waterside workers also : of or relating to the workers along the waterside a waterside strike
2 : of, relating to, or located on the waterside a waterside café

Examples of waterside in a Sentence

Noun The trail winds along the waterside.
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun In the southeastern town of Mallacoota, around 4,000 residents fled toward the waterside as winds pushed an emergency-level wildfire toward their homes. NBC News, "Raging wildfires trap 4,000 at Australian town's waterfront," 31 Dec. 2019 The bus full of tourists was traveling from Ezeiza international airport to the Faena Hotel in the waterside Puerto Madero area when two attackers shot at it, TN said. Amy Woodyatt And Clara Lopez, CNN, "Briton shot dead while traveling to luxury hotel in Argentina, report says," 15 Dec. 2019 Spring break turns gory at a popular waterside resort, where hundreds of prehistoric man-eating fish have come to dine on hapless humans. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019," 22 Sep. 2019 Spring break turns gory at a popular waterside resort, where hundreds of prehistoric man-eating fish have come to dine on hapless humans. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019," 22 Sep. 2019 Another New York firm, Scape, is landscape architect for the 5-acre waterside park. John King, SFChronicle.com, "In Bay Area, Jeanne Gang’s architecture goes beyond head-turning towers," 26 Oct. 2019 In the industrial heartland city of Wuhan, tens of thousands of spectators jam-packed the waterside strip that bore witness to Chairman Mao Zedong’s iconic swims across the Yangtze river half a century ago. Bloomberg News, The Denver Post, "The billion-dollar race to become China’s Amazon Twitch," 29 Sep. 2019 Spring break turns gory at a popular waterside resort, where hundreds of prehistoric man-eating fish have come to dine on hapless humans. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019," 22 Sep. 2019 One of the standout features on the houseboat are the breathtaking views from the waterside, visible from both the living room on the lower level and the loft bedroom with its own patio above. Joan Morris, The Mercury News, "House tour: It’s always summer on this Sausalito houseboat," 31 Aug. 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective At sunset, watch rays leap from the water, and later, stargaze from your waterside tent — a different kind of intoxication than Cabo’s nightlife. Erin E. Williams, Washington Post, "Head to La Paz rather than overdeveloped Los Cabos for the real Baja California Sur," 2 Oct. 2019 At sunset, watch rays leap from the water, and later, stargaze from your waterside tent - a different kind of intoxication than Cabo's nightlife. Erin E. Williams, chicagotribune.com, "Head to La Paz rather than overdeveloped Los Cabos for the real Baja California Sur," 4 Oct. 2019 The 4½-acre pool complex, called The Cove, has a swim-up bar, waterside day beds and in-pool lounge chairs. San Diego Union-Tribune, "What you need to know about the 10 San Diego-area casinos," 8 Sep. 2019 Today, archaeologists have catalogued the remains of hundreds of these waterside islands, most of which now look like tiny, tree-covered islands or mounds that skirt just below the water's surface. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Scotland’s Tiny Artificial Islands Date to the Stone Age," 14 June 2019 With waterside land scarce in Miami proper, developers are looking north to this small municipality, which is halfway between Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale and has easy access to both their airports. Nancy Keates, WSJ, "This Once-Scruffy Beach Town Is South Florida’s New Real Estate Hot Spot," 13 Feb. 2019 Benches on the waterside parkland offer pastoral photo ops. John Bordsen, USA TODAY, "N.C.'s haul from ‘native son’ Blackbeard's 300th anniversary: Tourist gold," 22 June 2018 But smaller crabs and most females get sold, too, and most of those go to seafood companies that have operated picking houses in waterside communities for generations. Scott Dance, baltimoresun.com, "After July Fourth crab feasts, an uncertain season for Maryland seafood industry," 6 July 2018 That was the resolute message from reporter Chase Cook just hours after the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland – a newsroom that is the lifeblood of its waterside community – was ripped apart by gunfire. Susan Miller, USA TODAY, "Capital Gazette newsroom bloodied but not broken: 'We're putting out a damn paper tomorrow'," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of waterside

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1564, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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6 Jan 2020

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“Waterside.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waterside. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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waterside

noun
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English Language Learners Definition of waterside

: the land next to a lake, river, etc.

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