Definition of waterbrash in English:

waterbrash

noun

  • [mass noun] A sudden flow of saliva associated with indigestion.

    • ‘Other typical symptoms of GERD include waterbrash, belching, and regurgitation.’
    • ‘In addition, the patient's symptoms of heartburn and waterbrash resolved.’
    • ‘Gastroesophageal reflux disease has been found to decrease work productivity in sufferers due to disturbed sleep from their symptoms (i.e. epigastric pain, waterbrash, burping, burning).’
    • ‘It's is a biochemic tissue salt effective for nausea and waterbrash (excess salivation) during pregnancy as well as abdominal cramps and digestive discomfort.’

Origin

Early 19th century: from water + dialect brash ‘eruption of fluid from the stomach’.

Pronunciation:

waterbrash

/ˈwɔːtəbraʃ/