drinking fountain


noun

a water fountain that ejects a jet of water for drinking without a cup.

Nearby words

  1. drinker,
  2. drinker moth,
  3. drinker respirator,
  4. drinkery,
  5. drinking,
  6. drinking song,
  7. drinking water,
  8. drinking-up time,
  9. drinkwater,
  10. drinkwater, john

Origin of drinking fountain

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for drinking fountain

drinking fountain

noun

a device for providing a flow or jet of drinking water, usually in public places
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