rainstorm

noun rain·storm \ ˈrān-ˌstȯrm \
|Updated on: 21 Jul 2018

Definition of rainstorm

: a storm of or with rain

Examples of rainstorm in a Sentence

  1. we ran into a big rainstorm on Highway 6, and the visibility was so poor we had to pull over

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First Known Use of rainstorm

1799

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RAINSTORM Defined for English Language Learners

rainstorm

Definition of rainstorm for English Language Learners

  • : a storm that produces rain


RAINSTORM Defined for Kids

rainstorm

noun rain·storm \ ˈrān-ˌstȯrm \

Definition of rainstorm for Students

: a storm of or with rain


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