Definition of puddle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpʌdl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌdl//
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a small amount of water or other liquid, especially rain, that has collected in one place on the ground Wordfinderdownpour, drought, flash flood, monsoon, precipitation, puddle, rain, shelter, shower, squall See related entries: Rain Word Origin Middle English: diminutive of Old English pudd ‘ditch, furrow’; compare with German dialect Pfudel ‘pool’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: puddle