shower

Definitions of shower
  1. noun
    a brief period of precipitation
    “the game was interrupted by a brief shower
    synonyms: rain shower
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    types:
    scattering, sprinkle, sprinkling
    a light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
    type of:
    rain, rainfall
    water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
  2. noun
    a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
    “a little shower of rose petals”
    synonyms: cascade
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    type of:
    descent
    a movement downward
  3. verb
    rain abundantly
    “Meteors showered down over half of Australia”
    synonyms: shower down
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    type of:
    rain, rain down
    precipitate as rain
  4. verb
    spray or sprinkle with
    “The guests showered rice on the couple”
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    type of:
    spray
    scatter in a mass or jet of droplets
  5. verb
    expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    “He was showered with praise”
    synonyms: lavish
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    type of:
    consume, squander, ware, waste
    spend extravagantly
  6. verb
    provide abundantly with
    “He showered her with presents”
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    type of:
    cater, ply, provide, supply
    give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
  7. noun
    a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    “they installed a shower in the bathroom”
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    type of:
    plumbing fixture
    a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
  8. noun
    washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    “he took a shower after the game”
    synonyms: shower bath
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    type of:
    bathing, washup
    the act of washing yourself (or another person)
  9. verb
    take a shower; wash one's body in the shower
    “You should shower after vigorous exercise”
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    type of:
    bathe
    cleanse the entire body
  10. noun
    a party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person
    “her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting”
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    type of:
    party
    a group of people gathered together for pleasure
  11. noun
    someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
    synonyms: exhibitioner, exhibitor
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    type of:
    impresario, promoter, showman
    a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments
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