- to cause (a boat, ship, etc.) to become uncontrollable as a result of flooding.
- to soak, fill, or saturate with water so as to make soggy or useless.
- to become saturated with water.
Origin of waterlog
Related Words for waterlogdrench, sprinkle, dampen, soak, saturate, wash, wet, squirt, steam, rinse, permeate, impregnate, suffuse, pervade, douse, infuse, penetrate, imbue, steep, immerse
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Historical Examples of waterlog
Two were lateeners, one a schooner, two cutters, and the sixth was the "Waterlog."
Her name was the Waterlily, but she was facetiously christened and universally called the "Waterlog."
Frank saw the wisdom of this advice, and as he followed it, the "Waterlog" shot forward and gained a little upon the schooner.