water polo Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “water polo” in the English Dictionary

"water polo" in British English

See all translations
(Definition of water polo from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"water polo" in American English

See all translations

water polonoun [U]

 us   /ˈwɔ·t̬ər ˌpoʊ·loʊ, ˈwɑt̬·ər/
a game played in water in which two teams try to get the ball into the other team’s goal
(Definition of water polo from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “water polo”
in Arabic كُرة الماء…
in Korean 수구…
in Portuguese polo aquático…
in Catalan waterpolo…
in Japanese 水球…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水球运动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水球運動…
in Italian pallanuoto…
What is the pronunciation of water polo?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day


(especially in stories) a vehicle used for travel in space

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More