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

Examples of waterslide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Take a dive and explore some of the waterslides and attractions, including Storm Slides and the lazy river, Castaway Creek. Lauryn Jiles, Miami Herald, 31 May 2024 The resort features restaurants, a day spa, and seven pools including one with a 65-foot waterslide. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 25 May 2024 Residents here enjoy a wealth of upscale amenities that draw people together, including a massive pool with waterslide and poolside pergola, playground, pickleball court, outdoor fireplace and grills, and walking trails. Weichert Realtors® Welch & Company, Kansas City Star, 19 May 2024 By the numbers, the ship boasts five pools, three waterslides and two casinos — plus, 21 places to dine and 23 places to drink. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 8 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for waterslide 

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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 20 Jun. 2024.

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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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