Definition of waterbrash in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːtəbraʃ/

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[mass noun]
A sudden flow of saliva associated with indigestion.
Example sentences
  • In addition, the patient's symptoms of heartburn and waterbrash resolved.
  • Other typical symptoms of GERD include waterbrash, belching, and regurgitation.
  • It's is a biochemic tissue salt effective for nausea and waterbrash (excess salivation) during pregnancy as well as abdominal cramps and digestive discomfort.


Early 19th century: from water + dialect brash 'eruption of fluid from the stomach'.

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