floodwater

[fluhd-waw-ter, -wot-er]
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noun

the water that overflows as the result of a flood.

Nearby words

  1. floodgates,
  2. flooding,
  3. floodlight,
  4. floodlight projector,
  5. floodplain,
  6. floodway,
  7. flooey,
  8. floor,
  9. floor broker,
  10. floor exercise

Origin of floodwater

First recorded in 1785–95; flood + water

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