What is another word for showers?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈa͡ʊəz] (IPA)

Showers are commonly spoken about when discussing the weather or personal hygiene. Unfortunately, the overuse of the word can make writing repetitive. For those of us who want to spice up our vocabulary, here are some synonyms for the word "showers". Rainfall, downpour, drizzle, cloudburst, sprinkling, and precipitation all refer to rain showers. On the other hand, for personal hygiene, shower can be replaced by bath, wash, cleansing, or ablution. With these synonyms, it's easy to add variety to our writing and avoid sounding repetitive. So next time you're describing a shower, consider using one of these synonyms to make your writing more interesting.

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What are the hypernyms for Showers?

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Usage examples for Showers

Louder and louder, however, grew the storm, sheets of spray and drift falling over the boat in showers, and all her timbers quivering as she labored in the stormy sea.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
From this cloud showers of rain, e, are frequently discharged.
"Geology"
James Geikie
In spite of the heat the vegetation was still vividly green and fresh, washed from the showers of the day before.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Showers

  • They, astounded at the flash of the armor, and the swiftness of the charge, and attacked by showers of arrows and missiles, half naked as they were, never stopped to resist but gave way.
    Arrian
  • Tears are the summer showers to the soul.
    Alfred Austin
  • I can't live without my beauty products. I love to be in my bathroom with my candles lit, morning, noon and night. I like taking hot baths and hot showers, using my body scrubs and lotions.
    Traci Bingham
  • Loud roared the dreadful thunder, The rain a deluge showers.
    Andrew Cherry
  • I'm not the type to cut back on hot showers, but there's no harm in hot water when it's warmed by the sun.
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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