Synonyms of shower in English:



  • 1 a shower of rain
    fall, light fall, drizzle, flurry, sprinkling, mizzle; downpour, deluge
  • 2 a shower of arrows
  • 3 he was pleased by the shower of awards
    avalanche, deluge, rush, flood, spate, torrent, cluster, flurry, wave, outbreak, outpouring; profusion, abundance, plethora, superabundance, glut; large number, large quantity, mass
    [Antonyms] trickle, dearth
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 confetti showered down on us
    rain, fall, drizzle, spray, mizzle, hail
  • 2 she showered them with gifts
    deluge, flood, inundate, swamp, submerge, engulf, bury; overwhelm, saturate, glut, overload, beset, overburden, snow under
  • 3 Macmillan showered political honours on his backbenchers
    lavish, pour, load, heap, bestow freely; give freely, give generously; waste, squander
    informal blow
  • Definition of shower in:

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day fioritura
    Pronunciation: fɪˌɔːrɪˈt(j)ʊərə
    an embellishment of a melody...