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Synonyms and Antonyms of downpour

  1. a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity <the downpour was so heavy that we were soaked by the time we got to the car> Synonyms cloudburst, deluge, downfall, rain, rainfall, rainstorm, storm, wetRelated Words precipitation, shower; thundershower, thunderstorm, weatherNear Antonyms drizzle, mist, mizzle, scud, spit, sprinkle

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