Definitions for SEWERˈsu ər
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word SEWER
sewer, sewerage, cloaca(noun)
a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water
someone who sews
"a sewer of fine gowns"
gutter, sewer, toilet(noun)
misfortune resulting in lost effort or money
"his career was in the gutter"; "all that work went down the sewer"; "pensions are in the toilet"
one who sews, or stitches
a small tortricid moth whose larva sews together the edges of a leaf by means of silk; as, the apple-leaf sewer (Phoxopteris nubeculana)
a drain or passage to carry off water and filth under ground; a subterraneous channel, particularly in cities
formerly, an upper servant, or household officer, who set on and removed the dishes at a feast, and who also brought water for the hands of the guests
Origin: [OF. sewiere, seuwiere, ultimately fr. L. ex out + a derivative of aqua water; cf. OF. essevour a drain, essever, esseuwer, essiaver, to cause to flow, to drain, to flow, LL. exaquatorium a channel through which water runs off. Cf. Ewer, Aquarium.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They wanted water and electricity and sewer.
The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer
The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.
The institutional reputation is in the sewer, and can't go lower.
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Translations for SEWER
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- الصرف الصحيArabic
- clavegueraCatalan, Valencian
- Kanalisation, Näher, NäherinGerman
- alcantarilla, costurero, cosedora, cloaca, costurera, alcantarillado, cosedorSpanish
- viemäri, ompelijaFinnish
- égout, couturier, couturièreFrench
- selokan, gotIndonesian
- chiavica, cloaca, fognatura, fognaItalian
- paipa harihari paru, paipa waiparakaingakiMāori
- naaier, naaister, rioolDutch
- сточная труба, канализация, канализационная труба, коллекторRussian
- stoka, kanalizáciaSlovak
- nägan, hinägan, jinäganVolapük
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