waterward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From water +‎ -ward.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

waterward (comparative more waterward, superlative most waterward)

  1. Towards the water.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick:
      I now by instinct followed the streets that took me waterward, for there, doubtless, were the cheapest, if not the cheeriest inns.