American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The area next to or around a swimming pool.
- adj. By the side of a pool.
- pool + -side (Wiktionary)
“I specifically booked a room "poolside," because the guy told me: "It has the best WIFI reception.”
“Since then, someone has clumsily inserted "poolside" as a qualifier before the good stuff:”
“Families can enjoy an array of activities together, such as poolside aerobics, beach volleyball, dance lessons and evening karaoke.”
“Amenities such as poolside poker and Jean Georges-prepared meals have made casinos the hottest game around.”
“The eighth-floor swimming pool is really resort-quality, with an inviting lap pool and Jacuzzi and the kind of poolside furniture you might see in a South Beach hotel.”
“poolside," needing the wetter environment to breed, lay their eggs and reproduce.”
“And sitting there at poolside in a cabana drinking Heineken and eating Goldfish. ...”
“Yet, I feel awkward without them and wear them everywhere: poolside with my crossword puzzle this summer, when reading Us Weekly while riding the exercise bike.”
“Music takes a backseat to a crowded poolside spectacle that includes a Busby Berkeley-style synchronized-swimming number, Artie diving headfirst into a pool eek, Rachel and Santana in full-on Ethel Merman garb and a white suit-wearing Mr. Schu walking on water.”
“A poolside reunion between Gus and Don Eladio Steven Bauer adds to the intensity.”
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