Pronunciation of Shower
/ʃˈa͡ʊə/, /ʃˈaʊə/, /ʃ_ˈaʊ_ə/
Synonyms for shower:
volley, storm, pepper, whirlpool, spa.
Other synonyms and related words:
rain, salvo, pour, cannonade, douche, spray, drumbeat, basin, shower down, flurry, cascade, fusillade, jacuzzi, exhibitor, bathroom, drumfire, moisten, dishpan, sink, mizzle, mudbath, blitz, bathtub, exhibitioner, shower stall, bombard, volley, rain shower, Sitz Bath, blitzkrieg, barrage, tub, washbasin, spatter, precipitation, bidet, storm, hail, shower bath, bath, drizzle, bombardment, washstand, pepper.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
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Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
bidet, mudbath, dishpan, douche, bathtub, jacuzzi, hot tub, basin.
rain shower, cascade, shower bath, exhibitioner, shower down, exhibitor, lavish.
lavish, devote, expend, impart, pledge, bestow, send, disburse, assist, donate, assign, provide, lend, submit, fund, bequeath, give, endow, consign, dole, supply, allow, offer, grant, deliver, ration, render, ascribe, tender, contribute, serve, share, help, pay, allot, extend, dispense, award, present, furnish, attribute.
Usage examples for shower:
- When these clouds met the world went dark for a space, and there fell from the sky a shower of hailstones, so large that each man wondered at their size, and so swift and heavy that the women and young people of the host screamed from the pain of the blows they received. - "Irish Fairy Tales", James Stephens.
- You said yesterday, father, I thought, that you liked a little cheerful wood fire in the evening; and there was a great shower of hail; your coat is quite wet, we must dry it. - "The Parent's Assistant", Maria Edgeworth.
- He was glad of this; he did not want to have a shower with a lot of people looking on. - "The Loom of Youth", Alec Waugh.