Share this entry

Share this page

wader

Pronunciation: /ˈweɪdər; ˈweɪdə(r)/

Translation of wader in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] ave (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) zancuda
    Example sentences
    • The meadows are also important for breeding waders including redshank and curlew.
    • A giant among waders, the curlew is unmistakable with long bill and legs.
    • When I began birding three waders: lapwing, redshank and snipe were all common breeders in many areas of Norfolk.
    1.2
    (waders plural)
    [Clothing/Indumentaria] botas (feminine plural) de pescador
    Example sentences
    • If the weather turns rough, your guide can no doubt fit you up with waterproof clothing and waders.
    • When moving around a stream or river in waders, the angler should carry as little equipment as possible and slide feet forward, not step, to avoid losing balance.
    • More so than any lure or rod and reel, or even watertight waders, the greatest ally of any angler hoping to catch a huge trout is patience.

Definition of wader in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cura
f
cure …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexican politics, a prospective party candidate for the presidency is called a tapado. Candidates traditionally emerge from within the party but their identity is not revealed until the candidate is officially declared: they remain tapados (hidden), thus arousing a great deal of speculation. Under the rule of the PRI - Partido Revolucionario Institucional, its candidate was virtually guaranteed to become president.