Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Land bordering a body of water; a bank or shore.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or situated at the waterside.
  • adjective Living or working along the waterside.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The brink of water; the bank or margin of a river, stream, or lake; the sea-shore: sometimes used attributively.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The land bordering a body of water
  • adjective of, pertaining to or situated on a waterside

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun land bordering a body of water

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From water + side.

Examples

  • Now when I would have questioned him further he put me off thus with side answers, until we were come to the waterside, which is called Deptford Creek.

    Black Bartlemy's Treasure

  • And of a night, now, the parks, the byways, and the waterside were the haunts of young lovers -- stealing out together, arms round each other's waists -- the future of the world in their trembling hands.

    The Nine-Tenths

  • Along the waterside are a few large stone buildings, apparently warehouses.

    The Liberian Exodus. An Account of Voyage of the First Emigrants in the Bark "Azor," and Their Reception at Monrovia, with a Description of Liberia--Its Customs and Civilization, Romances and Prospects.

  • From the vestry books I found many notices of John Shakespeare as contributing to the expenses of the poor, first on the "waterside" of the parish, and then on the "landside"; and I believed, reasoning from a State Paper

    Shakespeare's Family

  • Selecting "Restaurants" offers options to list "All" restaurants in the general area, restaurants in a specific "Neighborhood," restaurants by "Cuisine," or restaurants that rate highest in a particular category or offer certain features such as waterside views or the option to BYOB.

    doggdot.us

  • Selecting "Restaurants" offers options to list "All" restaurants in the general area, restaurants in a specific "Neighborhood," restaurants by "Cuisine," or restaurants that rate highest in a particular category or offer certain features such as waterside views or the option to BYOB.

    AppleInsider

  • History, philosophy and poetry are particularly well represented, reflecting the slightly bohemian character of this pretty waterside town.

    Independent Bookshops in East England

  • Some of them are in particularly spectacular locations, such as Bird How sleeps four, from £319 per week, a remote fellside cottage above the River Esk in Cumbria, and waterside Quay Cottage, the only holiday cottage on the National Trust-owned Brownsea Island in Poole harbour and already booked up for most of the year.

    UK cottages: a guide to leading rental companies

  • He and his wife, PBS executive Laura Savini, whom you may see on PBS pledge drives across the country, live in a waterside community on Long Island, New York.

    Ellen Sterling: Jimmy Webb: Still Making the Music That Will Likely Last Forever

  • Stop at Aqua Grill 0696-50-30-20, a waterside shack, for grilled fish, ridiculously good fries and an icy bottle of Bière Lorraine, the local ale.

    Take Monday Off: Martinique

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.