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downpour

noun down·pour \-ˌpr\

: a sudden heavy rain

Full Definition of DOWNPOUR

:  a pouring or streaming downward; especially :  a heavy rain

Examples of DOWNPOUR

  1. <the downpour was so heavy that we were soaked by the time we got to the car>

First Known Use of DOWNPOUR

1801
DOWNPOUR Defined for Kids

downpour

noun down·pour \ˈdan-ˌpr\

Definition of DOWNPOUR for Kids

:  a heavy rain

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