HyperDic: shower

English > 11 senses of the word shower:
NOUNartifactshowera plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
actshower, shower bathwashing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
phenomenonshower, rain showera brief period of precipitation
eventshower, cascadea sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
person shower, exhibitor, exhibitionersomeone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
groupshowera party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person
VERBpossessionshower, lavishexpend profusely
contactshowerspray or sprinkle with
bodyshowertake a shower
weathershower, shower downrain abundantly
consumptionshowerprovide abundantly with
shower > pronunciation
Soundsshaw'er
Rhymesbellflower ... willpower: 32 rhymes with awer...
English > shower: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA plumbing fixture that sprays water over you.
Example"they installed a shower in the bathroom"
Part ofshower stall, shower bathbooth for washing yourself, usually in a bathroom
PartsshowerheadA perforated nozzle that showers water on a bather
Broaderplumbing fixtureA fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
Spanishducha
Catalandutxa
Verbsshowertake a shower
English > shower: 11 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningwashing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle.
Example"he took a shower after the game"
Synonymshower bath
Broaderwashup, bathingThe act of washing yourself (or another person)
Spanishducha, regadera
Catalandutxada, dutxa
Verbsshowertake a shower
English > shower: 11 senses > noun 3, phenomenon
MeaningA brief period of precipitation.
Example"the game was interrupted by a brief shower"
Synonymrain shower
Narrowerscattering, sprinkle, sprinklingA light shower that falls in some locations and not others nearby
Broaderrain, rainfallwater falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
Spanishchubasco, llovizna
Adjectivesshowery(of weather) wet by periods of rain
Verbsshowerrain abundantly
English > shower: 11 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningA sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower.
Example"a little shower of rose petals"
Synonymcascade
BroaderdescentA movement downward
Spanishaguacero, cascada, chaparrón, chorro, ducha, lluvia
Verbsshowerrain abundantly
English > shower: 11 senses > noun 5, person
Meaningsomeone who organizes an exhibit for others to see.
Synonymsexhibitor, exhibitioner
Broadershowman, promoter, impresarioA sponsor who books and stages public entertainments
Spanishexhibidor, expositora, expositor
Catalanexhibidor, expositor
English > shower: 11 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA 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"
BroaderpartyA group of people gathered together for pleasure
English > shower: 11 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningexpend profusely; also used with abstract nouns.
PatternSomebody ----s something on somebody
ModelThey shower their grandchild with money
Example"He was showered with praise"
Synonymlavish
Broaderconsume, squander, waste, warespend extravagantly
Spanishderrochar, despilfarrar, malgastar, prodigar
Catalandilapidar, malbaratar, malgastar
English > shower: 11 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningspray or sprinkle with.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something on somebody; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey shower coins on the image; They shower the image with coins
Example"The guests showered rice on the couple"
Broadersprayscatter in a mass or jet of droplets
Spanishasperger, asperjar, duchar, rociar
Catalanarrosar, brufar
English > shower: 11 senses > verb 3, body
MeaningTake a shower; wash one's body in the shower.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey shower; They shower themselves
Example"You should shower after vigorous exercise"
Broaderbathecleanse the entire body
Spanishducharse, duchar
Catalandutxar-se, dutxar
Nounsshowerwashing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
showera plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
English > shower: 11 senses > verb 4, weather
Meaningrain abundantly.
PatternIt is ----ing
ModelIt was showering all day long
Example"Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
Synonymshower down
Broaderrain, rain downprecipitate as rain
Spanishcaer un chaparrón, diluviar, llover profusamente
Catalancaure un ruixat
Nounsshowera sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
showera brief period of precipitation
English > shower: 11 senses > verb 5, consumption
MeaningProvide abundantly with.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelThey shower their grandchild with money
Example"He showered her with presents"
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Spanishcubrir

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