Definition of water-drinking in English:

water-drinking

adjective

  • Of a person: that drinks water, especially in preference to alcoholic drinks.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Goddard (fl. 1615), soldier and satirist. From water + drinking.

Pronunciation

water-drinking

/ˈwɔːtəˌdrɪŋkɪŋ/