shower

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈʃaʊər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈʃaʊɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(shouər for 1; shōər for 2)


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shower

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [spring, May, winter, summer] shower
  2. [spring] showers
  3. a [light, brief, heavy, prolonged] shower
  4. a sudden shower (of rain)
  5. (rain) showers are [likely, expected]
  6. showers [in, from] the [north, west, east, south]
  7. I need a [quick, good, long, refreshing] shower
  8. a [cool, cold, warm, hot, power] shower
  9. a [power, walk-in, sit-down] shower
  10. the [men's, women's] shower
  11. UK: have a shower
  12. take a shower
  13. [wash, rinse, scrub] yourself under the shower
  14. get [dressed, undressed, changed] in the showers
  15. sing in the shower
  16. a shower before [breakfast, work, school, bed]
  17. a shower after [exercise, the gym, the match, jogging]
  18. the showers in the [school, gym, changing rooms]
  19. a shower of [abuse, jeers, insults, praise]
  20. a shower of [sparks, spittle, glitter]
  21. slang, UK: are a shower of idiots
  22. dated, UK: you're an absolute shower
  23. my [sister, friend, cousin] is having a [baby, bridal] shower
n as adj
  1. the shower [room, head]
v
  1. shower after [work, the gym]
  2. shower at [home, the gym]
  3. shower the [mud, sweat, dirt, grime] off
  4. shower off the [mud]
  5. shower off after a [long, hard, hot] day
  6. shower for [20 minutes]
  7. showering in [cold, hot] water
  8. shower together
  9. shower and [change, dress, shave]
  10. [need, have] to shower
  11. shower her with [gifts, compliments, praise, kisses]
  12. was showered with [gifts]
  13. it is going to shower [today, later]
  14. [sparks, hail] showered down (from above)
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