Definition of cloudburst
1 : a sudden copious rainfall
2 : a sudden outpouring : deluge a cloudburst of anger
Examples of cloudburst in a sentence
A cloudburst caused the river to flood.
the weatherman warned of possible cloudbursts in the afternoon
First Known Use of cloudburst
CLOUDBURST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cloudburst for English Language Learners
: a brief time when it rains very hard : a sudden downpour
CLOUDBURST Defined for Kids
Definition of cloudburst for Students
: a sudden heavy rainfall
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