- British. a seaside or lakeside vacation resort featuring bathing, boating, etc.
- a health resort near mineral springs, a lake, or the sea, featuring therapeutic baths, water cures, or the like.
- a place where drinking water may be obtained by humans or animals, as a spring or water hole.
- watering hole.
Origin of watering place
Related Words for watering placereservoir, mine, source, hole, pit, pool, geyser, fountain, spa, hydrolysate, origin, shaft, derivation, repository, fount, spring, spout, chasm, abyss
Examples from the Web for watering place
Historical Examples of watering place
It was then the most magnificent summer watering-place known to the world.Italy, the Magic Land
A watering-place at the close of a season is always a sad-looking thing.
Even the doctor—and what a study is the doctor of a watering-place!
Portstewart was displaying symptoms of decline as a watering-place.
And so ended his first day's experience of an American watering-place.
- a place where drinking water for men or animals may be obtained
- British a spa
- British a seaside resort