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Definitions of shower:

  • noun:   washing yourself in a shower; you stand upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
    Example: "He took a shower after the game"
  • noun:   a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    Example: "They installed a shower in the bathroom"
  • noun:   a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
    Example: "A little shower of rose petals"
  • noun:   a party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person
    Example: "Her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting"
  • noun:   a brief period of precipitation
    Example: "The game was interrupted by a brief shower"
  • noun:   someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
  • verb:   rain abundantly
    Example: "Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
  • verb:   take a shower; wash one's body in the shower
    Example: "You should shower after vigorous exercise"
  • verb:   provide abundantly with
    Example: "He showered her with presents"
  • verb:   spray or sprinkle with
    Example: "The guests showered rice on the couple"
  • verb:   expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    Example: "He was showered with praise"


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