Definition of downfall in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnfɔːl


  • 2A heavy fall of rain or snow: the wind was whipping up the downfall into deep drifts on the moor
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    • The last thing we need is a heavy downfall of rain and snow at this point.
    • She didn't know why, but seeing him so happy felt so refreshing, like breathing the crisp air after a heavy downfall of rain.
    • Sunday will be a mixture of sunny spells and downfalls of rain and Bank Holiday Monday will continue much like Sunday, with a slight breeze.

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