adjective see shower I

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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 — adjective Given to showers …   Wiktionary

  • showery — show|er|y [ ʃauri ] adjective with frequent short periods of rain …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • showery — show·er·y || ʃaÊŠÉ™rɪ adj. pertaining to rain; rainy, characterized by rain; resembling a shower …   English contemporary dictionary

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