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  1. show·er
    IPA[ˈSHou(ə)r]
  2. noun

    verb

    • 1. (of a mass of small things) fall or be thrown in a shower:

      bits of broken glass showered over me
      Synonym : rain, fall, drizzle, spray, mizzle, hail
    • 2. cause (a mass of small things) to fall in a shower:

      his hooves showered sparks across the concrete floor
    • 3. throw (a number of things) all at once toward someone:

      hooligans showered him with rotten eggs
    • 4. give someone a great number of (things):

      he showered her with kisses
    • 5. give a great number of things to (someone):

      senior officers showered praise on their young cadet
      Synonym : lavish, pour, load, heap, bestow freely, give freely, give generously, waste, squander, blow
    • 6. wash oneself in a shower.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: shower, plural noun: showers

    • v.: verb: shower, 3rd person present: showers, gerund or present participle: showering, past tense: showered, past participle: showered

    • noun

      a brief and usually light fall of rain, hail, sleet, or snow:

      a mass of small things falling or moving at the same time:

    • verb

      (of a mass of small things) fall or be thrown in a shower:

      cause (a mass of small things) to fall in a shower:

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