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English

Person showering.
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Etymology 1

From Old English scūr

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
shower

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A brief fall of precipitation.
    • Today there will be frequent showers and some sunny spells.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A device for bathing by which water is made to fall on the body from a height, either from a tank or by the action of a pump.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An instance of using of this device in order to bathe oneself.
  4. A bridal shower; a fund-raiser held in honor of a bride attended by female friends of the bride.
    • The shower will be held at the home of the bridesmaid.
  5. A baby shower.
  6. A mild insult, originally applied to a group of people but also to an individual, generally Irish origin (esp. Dublin), possibly an abbreviation for "shower of shits", but it may also imply collective idiocy "a shower of edgits (idiots)"
    • You complete shower! or "that shower"
Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to shower

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to shower (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To spray with (a specified liquid).
  2. To bathe using a shower.
Translations
Synonyms
  • (bathe using a shower): have a shower (British), take a shower (especially US)

a "rain locker" (US NAVY)

Derived terms

Etymology 2

to show + -er

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
shower

Plural
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shower ({{{1}}})
  1. One who shows
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