waterworn

[ waw-ter-wawrn, -wohrn, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn, ˈwɒt ər- /
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adjective

worn by the action of water; smoothed by the force or movement of water.

Nearby words

  1. waterward,
  2. waterway,
  3. waterweed,
  4. waterwheel,
  5. waterworks,
  6. watery,
  7. watford,
  8. watkins,
  9. watkins glen,
  10. watling island

Origin of waterworn

First recorded in 1805–15; water + worn

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British Dictionary definitions for waterworn

waterworn

/ (ˈwɔːtəˌwɔːn) /

adjective

worn smooth by the action or passage of water
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