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shower meaning and definition

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Definition of shower (noun)

  1. a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
    • "they installed a shower in the bathroom"
  2. washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
  3. a brief period of precipitation
    • "the game was interrupted by a brief shower"
    • synonyms: rain shower
  4. a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
    • "a little shower of rose petals"; "a sudden cascade of sparks"
    • synonyms: cascade
  5. someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
  6. a party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person
    • "her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting"


Definition of shower (verb)

  1. expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    • "He was showered with praise"
    • synonyms: lavish
  2. spray or sprinkle with
    • "The guests showered rice on the couple"
  3. take a shower; wash one's body in the shower
    • "You should shower after vigorous exercise"
  4. rain abundantly
    • "Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
    • synonyms: shower down
  5. provide abundantly with
    • "He showered her with presents"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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