Share this entry
waterbrash Line breaks: water|brash
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːtəbraʃ/

Definition of waterbrash in English:


[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'.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources