showery

showery
show|er|y [ `ʃauri ] adjective
with frequent short periods of rain

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Showery — Show er*y, a. 1. Raining in showers; abounding with frequent showers of rain. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a shower or showers. Colors of the showery arch. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • showery — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ characterized by frequent showers of rain …   English terms dictionary

  • showery — showeriness, n. /show euh ree/, adj. 1. characterized by or abounding with showers: the showery season in the tropics. 2. falling in showers: showery petals. 3. causing or bringing showers: showery clouds. 4. of, pertaining to, or resembling… …   Universalium

  • showery — show|er|y [ˈʃauəri US ˈʃauri] adj raining frequently for short periods ▪ a showery day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • showery — [[t]ʃa͟ʊəri[/t]] ADJ GRADED If the weather is showery, there are showers of rain but it does not rain all the time …   English dictionary

  • showery — adjective raining frequently for short periods: a showery day …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • showery — adjective (of weather) wet by periods of rain showery weather rainy days • Syn: ↑rainy • Similar to: ↑wet • Derivationally related forms: ↑rain ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Showery Tor — ist ein Gipfel einer Hügelkette im Bodmin Moor, bei St. Breward, östlich von Camelford in Cornwall, deren höchste Erhebung der Rough Tor (400 m) eine so genannte Tor enclusore ist. Showery Tor ist bekannt für seine Felsformationen und vorgeschi …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • showery — adjective see shower I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • showery — adjective Given to showers …   Wiktionary

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