Definition of water bottle in US English:

water bottle


  • 1A bottle or flask used to carry drinking water, especially when travelling, often made of glass or (in later use) plastic.

  • 2A bottle for holding drinking water on a table for use at meals, in a bedroom, etc.

  • 3A vessel of leather or skin used, especially by a water carrier, to transport water for domestic use.

  • 4A bottle for holding water for purposes other than drinking.

  • 5Hot-water bottle.


Late 16th century. From water + bottle.


water bottle

/ˈwɔːtə ˌbɒtl/