Definition of ditchwater in English:


Syllabification: ditch·wa·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈdiCHˌwôtər, -ˌwä-


  • Stagnant water in a ditch.
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    • ‘I happen to prefer champagne to ditchwater,’ said the benign old wrecker of the ordered society.
    • He made mechanical models, and gazed at ditchwater through a microscope.
    • Everyone must pick and sleep in freezing barns, beg food and drink salty ditchwater.


dull as ditchwater

see dull.

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