waterworks

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waterworks /ˈwɑːtɚˌwɚks/ noun
waterworks
/ˈwɑːtɚˌwɚks/
noun
Learner's definition of WATERWORKS
[plural]
: a system for supplying water to a city or town that includes pipes, pumps, etc.
British, informal + humorous : the parts of the body that produce urine : the urinary system

turn on the waterworks

informal
: to start crying especially in order to get sympathy from someone
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