rain·​drop | \ ˈrān-ˌdräp How to pronounce raindrop (audio) \

Definition of raindrop

: a drop of rain

Examples of raindrop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The raindrop sculptures are among their most popular. oregonlive, 3 Jan. 2022 Rooms are large and feature gorgeous part marble bathrooms with raindrop showers and a super comfortable bed. Michele Robson, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2021 Here are some names to consider for your own raindrop. Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, 15 Oct. 2021 There is not a raindrop in sight Monday, according to Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Eboni Deon. Chelsea Prince, ajc, 11 Oct. 2021 The necklace sloping cheekily into the high-V of his shirt, like a raindrop rolling into the crevice of a windowpane! Jenny Singer, Glamour, 9 Oct. 2021 Given that, and her most recent wet-look raindrop gown that pulled Thierry Mugler out of retirement in 2019, the bar was set high for tonight’s affair. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 13 Sep. 2021 So every raindrop or snowflake becomes a bit less potent, because the atmosphere has this increasing thirst. Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker, 9 Aug. 2021 The main salon is vast and zen-like, with a giant raindrop sculpture in its center. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 23 July 2021

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First Known Use of raindrop

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jan 2022

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“Raindrop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raindrop. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of raindrop

: a single drop of rain


rain·​drop | \ ˈrān-ˌdräp How to pronounce raindrop (audio) \

Kids Definition of raindrop

: a drop of rain


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