Definition of wadable in US English:


(also wadeable)


  • See wade

    • ‘Mississippi streams do not offer the fly-fishing opportunities found in the West, but the state's wadeable streams provide good sport fishing of spotted and largemouth bass, longear sunfish and bluegill sunfish.’
    • ‘The West Branch of the Delaware was wadeable at last check.’
    • ‘Most of the wadable flats are near the inlets where it is sandy.’
    • ‘I stepped in and was delighted to find that the river was wadeable!’
    • ‘Probably the best starting point is the footbridge at NN330909, although the Roy is wadeable in normal conditions at Brunachan, someway downstream.’