downpour

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noun down·pour \-ˌpȯr\

Definition of downpour

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

Examples of downpour in a Sentence

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

Recent Examples of downpour from the Web

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First Known Use of downpour

1801


DOWNPOUR Defined for English Language Learners

downpour

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Definition of downpour for English Language Learners

  • : a sudden heavy rain


DOWNPOUR Defined for Kids

downpour

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noun down·pour \ˈdau̇n-ˌpȯr\

Definition of downpour for Students

  1. :  a heavy rain



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