Definition of thundershower in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈθʌndəʃaʊə/


chiefly US
A shower of rain accompanied by thunder and lightning.
Example sentences
  • India Meteorological Department officials have predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall with thundershowers till Monday morning for Gujarat region.
  • We are hoping for thunder showers in the area.
  • Yesterday in Taichung City, sudden thundershowers in the afternoon forced Taichung Airport to shut down for two hours.

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