Try Our Apps


Famous Last Words

ice water

water chilled with or as if with ice.
melted ice.
Origin of ice water
First recorded in 1715-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for ice water
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Or, when they come from the market, they should be put at once into ice water and kept in it until thoroughly refreshed.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • Preserve in a bottle, and when needed, dilute in a tumbler of ice water.

    The Italian Cook Book Maria Gentile
  • Her voice, cool as the plash of ice water, might have daunted a less resolute man.

    Bucky O'Connor William MacLeod Raine
  • One pound of flour, one pound of butter and one cup of ice water.

    The Golden Age Cook Book Henrietta Latham Dwight
  • The constancy of his companions braced Madden like a dash of ice water.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling
British Dictionary definitions for ice water

ice water

water formed from ice
Also called iced water. drinking water cooled by refrigeration or the addition of ice
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for ice water

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for ice

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for ice water