Shower meaning

shouər
A brief fall of precipitation.

Today there will be frequent showers and some sunny spells.

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A device for bathing by which water is made to fall on the body from a height, either from a tank or by the action of a pump.
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One who shows.
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To bathe under a shower.
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One that shows.

A shower of thoroughbred horses.

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Shower is defined as to make wet or to bathe, or for something to fall on someone as if from bathing.

An example of shower is to spray someone with a sprinkler.

An example of shower is to give a lot of gifts to someone.

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To fall or come as a shower.
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An instance of using of this device in order to bathe oneself.

I"²m going to have a shower. (UK, Australia)

I"²m going to take a shower. (especially US)

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A quantity of something that has characteristics of a rain shower.

A shower of sparks; a meteor shower; a Gatorade shower.

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A party associated with a significant event in a person's life, at which the person usually receives gifts.
  • A bridal shower.
    The shower will be held at the home of the bridesmaid.
  • A baby shower.
    Her friends are throwing her a shower after her mom leaves.

Would male strippers be appropriate for the divorce shower?

Her church group has planned an adoption shower.

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(chiefly Ireland, UK, Australia, pejorative) A shower of shit.
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(chiefly Ireland, euphemistic, pejorative, with of and an invective) Used as an intensifying pluralizer or intensifier.
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(followed by with) To spray with (a specified liquid).
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To bathe using a shower.
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To bestow liberally, to give or distribute in abundance.
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(slang) A man whose penis appears full size both when flaccid and when erect.
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The definition of a shower is a person who displays or exhibits, or is a brief fall of rain or snow, or is bathing by standing under flowing water, or a party to celebrate a future event.

An example of a shower is a museum docent.

An example of a shower is a brief period of rainfall.

An example of a shower is how one bathes in a gym.

An example of a shower is a party for a bride; a bridal shower.

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A brief fall of precipitation, such as rain, hail, or sleet.
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A fall of a group of objects, especially from the sky.

A meteor shower; a shower of leaves.

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An abundant flow; an outpouring.

A shower of praise.

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A party held to honor and present gifts to someone.

A bridal shower.

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To wash oneself in a shower.
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A person who shows, exhibits, etc.
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A brief fall of rain, or sometimes of hail, sleet, or snow.
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A sudden, abundant fall or discharge, as of tears, meteors, rays, sparks, etc.
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An abundant flow; rush.

A shower of compliments.

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A party at which a number of gifts are presented to the guest of honor.

A bridal shower.

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To make wet as with a spray of water; sprinkle; spray.
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To pour forth or scatter in or as in a shower.

Showered with praise.

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Origin of shower

  • Middle English shour from Old English scūr

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English shour, from Old English scÅ«r, from Proto-Germanic *skÅ«rō, probably from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱēwer- (“north; north wind; cold wind; rain shower"). Cognate with Dutch schoer, German Schauer.

    From Wiktionary

  • show +"Ž -er

    From Wiktionary