Definition of water cure in English:

water cure


mainly historical
  • A session of treatment by hydropathy.

    ‘Combining the two types of water cure under the label of health tourism is going to require a massive injection of capital.’
    • ‘The exhibition is being organised by the Friends of the Manor House, and will focus on Ilkley's famous water cure, one of the major reasons for the town's growth.’
    • ‘Alongside biomedicine, there is a strong German tradition of naturopathic medicine, including especially water cures at spas of various kinds.’


water cure

/ˈwôdər ˌkyo͝or/ /ˈwɔdər ˌkjʊr/ /ˈwädər ˌkyo͝or/ /ˈwɑdər ˌkjʊr/