as in rain
a steady falling of water from the sky in significant quantity we ran into a big rainstorm on Highway 6, and the visibility was so poor we had to pull over

Synonyms & Similar Words


Antonyms & Near Antonyms

Thesaurus Entries Near rainstorm

Cite this Entry

“Rainstorm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rainstorm. Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

More from Merriam-Webster on rainstorm

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

A Good Old-Fashioned Quiz

Name That Thing

You know what it looks like… but what is it called?

Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?