wading

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Adjective[edit]

wading (not comparable)

  1. Appropriate to wade in.
    The pool is too small for doing laps: it's only a wading pool.
  2. Which wades (usually said of birds).
    Flamingos are wading birds.

Verb[edit]

wading

  1. present participle of wade

Noun[edit]

wading (countable and uncountable, plural wadings)

  1. The act of one who wades.
    • 1871, Charles Kingsley, At Last: A Christmas in the West Indies
      [] the sun was up, and blazing so fiercely that we were glad to cool ourselves in fancy, by talking over salmon-fishings in Scotland and New Brunswick, and wadings in icy streams []
    • 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, page 139:
      Bradly tapped the ashes from his pipe, signifying a leisured interlude over. "Time to get a move on," he said, and began to unlace his boots for wading.

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