The definition of backwater is a body of water that is held back by an obstruction such as a dam or tide.
A channel or stream running through a salt marsh:
A stream that flows out of a lake or pond.
(Sussex, Kent) A water meadow.
The definition of a stream is a steady movement or flow of liquid.
An oxbow lake.
Find another word for bayou. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bayou, like: jambalaya, backwater, creek, outlet, brook, river, stream, billabong, hayride and hillbilly.