Definition of floodwater noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

floodwater

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈflʌdˌwɔt̮ər//
 
, NAmE//ˈflʌdˌwɑt̮ər//
 
[uncountable](also floodwaters [plural])
 
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water that covers land after there has been a flood The floodwaters have now receded.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: floodwater