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wad·er

 (wā′dər)
n.
2. waders Waterproof hip boots or pants extending above the waist and supported by suspenders, worn especially while fishing.

wader

(ˈweɪdə)
n
1. a person or thing that wades
2. (Animals) Also called: wading bird any of various long-legged birds, esp those of the order Ciconiiformes (herons, storks, etc), that live near water and feed on fish, etc
3. (Animals) a Brit name for shore bird

wad•er

(ˈweɪ dər)

n.
1. a person or thing that wades.
3. waders, high, waterproof boots or pants with attached boots, worn for wading while fishing, hunting, etc.
[1665–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wader - any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of foodwader - any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
aquatic bird - wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water
stork - large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
Balaeniceps rex, shoebill, shoebird - large stork-like bird of the valley of the White Nile with a broad bill suggesting a wooden shoe
ibis - wading birds of warm regions having long slender down-curved bills
spoonbill - wading birds having a long flat bill with a tip like a spoon
flamingo - large pink to scarlet web-footed wading bird with down-bent bill; inhabits brackish lakes
heron - grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
crane - large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
Aramus guarauna, courlan - wading bird of South America and Central America
Aramus pictus, limpkin - wading bird of Florida, Cuba and Jamaica having a drooping bill and a distinctive wailing call
Cariama cristata, crested cariama, seriema - Brazilian Cariama; sole representative of the genus Cariama
chunga, Chunga burmeisteri, seriema - Argentinian Cariama
rail - any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
bustard - large heavy-bodied chiefly terrestrial game bird capable of powerful swift flight; classified with wading birds but frequents grassy steppes
bustard quail, button quail, button-quail, hemipode - small quail-like terrestrial bird of southern Eurasia and northern Africa that lacks a hind toe; classified with wading birds but inhabits grassy plains
ortygan - any of several East Indian birds
Pedionomus torquatus, plain wanderer - small Australian bird related to the button quail; classified as wading bird but inhabits plains
trumpeter - large gregarious crane-like bird of the forests of South America having glossy black plumage and a loud prolonged cry; easily domesticated
limicoline bird, shore bird, shorebird - any of numerous wading birds that frequent mostly seashores and estuaries
Translations
طائِر يَخوصُ الماء من أجْل الغِذاء
vadefugl
gázlómadár
vaîfugl
brodivý vták
su kuşu

wader

[ˈweɪdəʳ] N
1. (= bird) → ave f zancuda
2. waders (= boots) → botas fpl altas de goma

wader

[ˈweɪdər] n
(= bird) → échassier m
(= rubber boot) → cuissarde fwading pool [ˈweɪdɪŋ] (US) npataugeoire f

wader

n
(Orn) → Watvogel m
waders pl (= boots)Watstiefel pl

wader

[ˈweɪdəʳ] n (bird) → trampoliere m; (boot) → stivale m da pesca

wade

(weid) verb
1. to go or walk (through water, mud etc) with some difficulty. He waded across the river towards me; I've finally managed to wade through that boring book I had to read.
2. to cross (a river etc) by wading. We'll wade the stream at its shallowest point.
ˈwader noun
any of several types of bird that wade in search of food.
References in classic literature ?
Those were slow, silent, often turbid; flowing over beds of mud into which the incautious wader might sink and vanish unawares.
I used to admire the ripple marks on the sandy bottom, at the north end of this pond, made firm and hard to the feet of the wader by the pressure of the water, and the rushes which grew in Indian file, in waving lines, corresponding to these marks, rank behind rank, as if the waves had planted them.
To this genus, or rather to the family of the Waders, its skeleton shows that it is really related.
Another small wader, the bar-tailed godwit is known to fly non-stop across the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to New Zealand, a flight-time of around nine or ten days
The black and white waders nested on the fingers of the site's Wader Lake, as well as the new shingle islands, which were improved and doubled in size last autumn thanks to a PS21,400 funding boost from Biffa Award.
He generally released himself by pulling one leg out of the wader and putting one of his boots on, which we carried with us tied around our necks, and then doing the same with the other leg; and as he had pulled and tugged to release his waders, and fell on his backside in the mud, his curses would be loud and deep enough to blow up every wader factory in the world.
Two new wader styles--the Aesis Sonic waders and H5 waders--both breathable chest waders, each made for different conditions, are also available.
Another addition is the Waders range being expanded to utility companies and environmental agencies for the first time with the introduction of two types of PVC wader, one thigh and the other a chest wader.
5mm ExtremaPrene Chest Wader with 800-gram boot and 1,200-gram boot with Spandura fabric; Breathable Camouflage Deluxe Chest Wader; and 4mm Neoprene Hip Boots with 600-gram boot.
Police constable Bahadursinh Dhirubha Wader, who was arrested last month from Junagadh district in connection with the murder of Jethwa, had named Pratap as the main conspirator.
Vincent Lopez and Jacques Wader of Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates represented the tenant in the transaction.
Following in the example of 1987's Shorebirds in Australia, produced by the Australasian Waders Study Group, the editors of this work (of the Queensland Wader Study Group, Australia) present recent research on the biology and conservation of the shorebirds of Australia.