still water

  1. a part of a stream that is level or where the level of inclination is so slight that no current is visible.

Origin of still water

First recorded in 1620–30

Other definitions for Stillwater (2 of 2)

[ stil-waw-ter, -wot-er ]

  1. a city in N Oklahoma.

  2. a town in E Minnesota. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use still water in a sentence

  • The battle of Bemis's heights was fought near there, in 1777, and is sometimes known as the battle of Stillwater.

  • Clemmer had played cards with a certain sharp known as Pete Stillwater, and lost two hundred and fifty dollars.

    The Boy Land Boomer | Ralph Bonehill
  • Soon they came in sight of the river and saw Stillwater in a small craft, sculling his way to the opposite shore.

    The Boy Land Boomer | Ralph Bonehill
  • As Stillwater went down, Rasco leaped forward and came down upon him.

    The Boy Land Boomer | Ralph Bonehill
  • Wall, Stillwater, do yer think it war a trick now, tellin' yer ter look behind yer?

    The Boy Land Boomer | Ralph Bonehill