Definitions for water strider
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of several aquatic bugs of the family Gerridae, having long, slender legs fringed with minute hairs, enabling the insects to dart about on the surface of the water.
Origin of water strider:
water strider, pond-skater, water skater(noun)
long-legged bug that skims about on the surface of water
Any of a number of predatory insects in the family Gerridae, which rely on surface tension to walk on top of water.
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