- water, especially stagnant and dirty water, that has collected in a ditch.
- dull as ditchwater. dishwater(def 2).
Origin of ditchwater
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Historical Examples of ditchwater
"They're as dull as ditchwater, the whole gang of them," he said.The Trembling of a Leaf
William Somerset Maugham
He looks as though hes so nice hell be as dull as ditchwater.Famous Flyers
David Goodger (email@example.com)
And, you know this place is as dull as ditchwater unless one does something.The Hermit of Far End
Dull as ditchwater, you'd think; but no, I don't find it so.Crome Yellow
Mrs. Bodfish and Mrs. Ditchwater are talking in confidential undertones on a settee.
- stagnant water
- as dull as ditchwater or ditchwater extremely uninspiring