[ fluhd-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈflʌdˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /
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Examples from the Web for floodwater
Floodwater in outlying areas may reach six feet, the major general said.
No death for months, except by accidental drowning in floodwater.The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52|Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
The coffee was brown as floodwater silt, heavy with sugar, and very hot; and the cups had no handles.Blind Man's Lantern|Allen Kim Lang