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poolside

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Pronunciation: /ˈpuːlsʌɪd
 
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Definition of poolside in English:

noun

The area adjoining a swimming pool.
Example sentences
  • Granted, the Barbican pool desperately needs a revamp, particularly the poolsides and the changing areas, but these are excellent facilities that just desperately need some tender loving care.
  • The cocktails were served over ice in eye catching full-color shakers at restaurants, bars, poolsides and room service, and they were offered for sale to guests.
  • To brighten entries and soften hardscapes such as patios and poolsides, the women fill pots and bowls with annuals twice a year: in October for fall through spring color, and in May for summer color.

adjective & adverb

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Towards or beside a swimming pool: [as adjective]: a poolside bar [as adverb]: she and her parents lounged poolside
More example sentences
  • Sip summer cocktails poolside while DJ Stephen Wallace provides the tunes.
  • We are also considering placing a bank of lockers poolside for keys and wallets.
  • Salisbury Rotary Club members went poolside last Friday to publicise the club's first ever fundraising swimathon, planned for April.

Words that rhyme with poolside

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