Synonyms for Bayou:

n.

cataract, backwater, bed, channel, cascade, bight, confluence, bottom. body of water (noun)
inlet, reservoir, sound, well, strait, puddle, ocean, estuary, gulf, fiord, lake, lagoon, pool, bay, tank, pond, ditch, cove.
swampy outlet (noun)
backwater.

Other synonyms:

bight. cataract, backwater, confluence. bottom, cascade. bed. channel. Other relevant words:
cataract, backwater, bed, channel, cascade, bight, confluence, bottom.

Usage examples for bayou

  1. Toward afternoon the pretty waitress felt much better, and I warned Kemper and Grue that we should sail for Black Bayou after dinner. – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers