[ waw-ter-ri-zis-tuhnt, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tər rɪˌzɪs tənt, ˈwɒt ər- /
resisting though not entirely preventing the penetration of water.
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What does “yare” mean?
Origin of water-resistant
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby water-resistant
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British Dictionary definitions for water-resistant
(esp of fabrics) designed to resist but not entirely prevent the penetration of water
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