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English definition of “wader”

wader

noun uk   /ˈweɪ.dər/ us    /-dɚ/

wader noun (BIRD)

[C] a bird with long legs and a long neck, that lives near water and eats fishBirds which live by or on inland water

wader noun (BOOTS)

waders [plural] rubber boots that cover the whole leg to keep a person dry in water: The fishermen put on their waders.FishingCommercial fishingShoes and shoemaking
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