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downpour

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Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnpɔː
 
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Definition of downpour in English:

noun

A heavy fall of rain: a sudden downpour had filled the gutters and drains
More example sentences
  • Rain falls in sharp downpours, however, and doesn't preclude year-round tourism.
  • Some supercells produce little rain, others, downpours that can cause flash floods.
  • One of the major reasons for the, often, very heavy showers and downpours that characterise April is the position of the jet stream.
Synonyms
rainstorm, cloudburst, torrent of rain, deluge;
torrential/pouring rain

Words that rhyme with downpour

southpaw

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