wa·​ter·​slide | \ ˈwȯ-tər-ˌslīd How to pronounce waterslide (audio) , ˈwä- \

Definition of waterslide

: a continuously wetted chute (as at an amusement park) down which people slide into a pool

Examples of waterslide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's Barbie living it up in a fabulous new Dreamhouse complete with two-story waterslide, a barbecue grill on the third-floor terrace, and an indoor swing. Sabrina Rojas Weiss, PEOPLE.com, 24 Sep. 2021 The Mount Olympus Water and Theme Park is building the nation’s first rotating waterslide as part of a $23 million expansion. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 20 Aug. 2021 At Walt Disney World, a 66-year-old woman fell and fractured her wrist while leaving the Haunted Mansion in April, and a 43-year-old man fractured his ankle while stepping into an inner tube at Blizzard Beach’s Teamboat Springs waterslide in June. Katie Rice, orlandosentinel.com, 13 Aug. 2021 Guests at SeaWorld Orlando reported injuries at the main park’s rollercoasters and a waterslide at the Aquatica water park. Katie Rice, orlandosentinel.com, 13 Aug. 2021 Wisconsin Dells' Mount Olympus Water and Theme Park is building the nation's first rotating waterslide as part of a $23 million expansion. Kelli Arseneau, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 Aug. 2021 The actress also shared videos on her Instagram Story as the adults enjoyed the waterslide at their resort. Naledi Ushe, PEOPLE.com, 14 Aug. 2021 Booking a day pass at Hyatt Regency Orlando gives visitors access to two outdoor heated pools and a winding waterslide. Kathleen Christiansen, orlandosentinel.com, 15 July 2021 The Prince George’s County Police Department released a statement about the incident on Facebook, which explains that the large, inflatable waterslide was stolen from the Newkirk family’s yard in Clinton. Michael Hollan, Fox News, 16 July 2021

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First Known Use of waterslide

1889, in the meaning defined above

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27 Sep 2021

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“Waterslide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/waterslide. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of waterslide

: a large slide usually at an amusement park that has water running down it and that is used for sliding down into a swimming pool


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