1. breakwater

noun. ['ˈbreɪˌkwɔtɝ'] a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away.


  • seawall
  • bulwark
  • mole
  • groyne
  • barrier
  • groin

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Rhymes with Breakwater

  • backwater
  • bridgewater
  • bywater
  • clearwater
  • coldwater
  • deepwater
  • drinkwater
  • fitswater
  • fitzwater
  • floodwater
  • freshwater
  • goldwater
  • granddaughter
  • groundwater
  • headwater
  • manslaughter
  • meltwater
  • pinkwater
  • rainwater
  • seawater

Sentences with breakwater

1. Noun, singular or mass
There are picnic facilities and fishing is allowed from a stone breakwater.

Quotes about breakwater

1. Try to remember it always,"he said once Gogol had reached him, leading him slowly back across the breakwater, to where his mother and Sonia stood waiting. "Remember that you and I made this journey together to a place where there was nowhere left to go.
- Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake