water boy
noun Date: 1859 one who keeps a group (as of football players) supplied with drinking water

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • water boy — water .boy n AmE 1.) someone whose job is to give the members of a sports team water to drink 2.) informal someone who has a very unimportant job …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Water boy — In the USA, a water boy (sometimes spelled waterboy) is a person, regardless of gender, who works on the sidelines and provides water or other drinks to athletes.ee also*Batboy * The Waterboy * Radio …   Wikipedia

  • water boy — noun A man or boy who regularly supplies a sports team or other group with drinking water …   Wiktionary

  • water boy — wa′ter boy n. a person who brings drinking water to those unable to fetch it, as soldiers or laborers …   From formal English to slang

  • water boy — 1. a person who carries a canteen or bucket of drinking water to those too occupied to fetch it, as to soldiers, laborers, or football players. 2. a person who sees that livestock is supplied with water, as by filling water troughs. [1630 40] * * …   Universalium

  • Water boy (disambiguation) — A water boy is someone who, in sports, provides players or competitors with water.Water boy or waterboy can also mean:* The Waterboy , a 1998 film starring Adam Sandler *Waterboy (song) (a.k.a. (The) Water Boy), a traditional folk song performed… …   Wikipedia

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  • water carrier — Synonyms and related words: Aquarius, Cloudcuckooland, Ganymede, Hebe, alto cumulus, alto stratus, anvil cloud, aqueduct, arroyo, banner cloud, bearer, bed, bheesty, billowy cloud, busboy, caddie, canal, cap cloud, cargo handler, carrier, carrier …   Moby Thesaurus

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