- Antonyms of aquatic:
- amphibious, land, terrestrial, overland, amphibiotic, onshore, semiaquatic.
- Examples of usage:
For, it must be explained, there were many in that aquatic crowd who were there to be heard as well as seen, and this gave the affair its pathos.
"London Films",W.D. Howells.
Upon one of his excursions with net and can, Doctor Bolter had succeeded in capturing several of the beautiful little chaetadons, or shooting- fish; tiny little broad fellows, beautifully banded, whose peculiarity was the adroitness with which they would lie in wait for any unfortunate fly that settled on the edge of an aquatic leaf, and then fire- or rather, water- off at it a tiny globule, with such unerring aim, that the insect was generally brought down into the water and swallowed.
"Middy and Ensign",G. Manville Fenn.
Like those whose remains are found in the lower Paleozoic systems, all of these Devonian vertebrates were aquatic and go under the general designation of fishes.
"The Elements of Geology",William Harmon Norton.
- For, it must be explained, there were many in that aquatic crowd who were there to be heard as well as seen, and this gave the affair its pathos.