wa·​ter·​slide ˈwȯ-tər-ˌslīd How to pronounce waterslide (audio)
: a continuously wetted chute (as at an amusement park) down which people slide into a pool

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The pool also has an open-flume waterslide, zero-depth entry and teacup water feature. Dallas News, 9 June 2022 Located on world-renowned Palm Beach, Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino has plenty of activities along with a two-story waterslide and a swim-up spot for drinks. Karen Cicero, Good Housekeeping, 19 Dec. 2022 Almost overnight, a sterile, empty shell transformed into a lively, diverse community, said Hall, with kids running in packs from waterslide to Ping-Pong table while moms bonded poolside. Jenna Russell, BostonGlobe.com, 27 Oct. 2022 There’s an aquatic center that has a two-story waterslide for swimmers of all ages. Dana Givens, Robb Report, 8 Aug. 2022 The property also contains a two-bedroom guesthouse, an outdoor sports court, a putting green, an outdoor kitchen, and a pool with a grotto and waterslide. Libertina Brandt, WSJ, 17 Nov. 2022 The nine-bedroom estate comes with some unusual amenities, such as a shark tank and a 35-foot waterslide. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, 17 Nov. 2022 For starters, there’s a giant infinity pool and spa, complete with a swim-up bar, waterslide and waterfall. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 26 Oct. 2022 With three baseball fields, a swimming pool complete with a 50-foot waterslide, fishing lake, driving range and spa, Rocker B Ranch is the ultimate friends-and-family dreamscape. Michelle Gross, Robb Report, 8 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of waterslide was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Waterslide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waterslide. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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wa·​ter·​slide -ˌslīd How to pronounce waterslide (audio)
: a continuously wetted chute (as at an amusement park) down which people slide into a pool
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