"shower" in the noun sense
a plumbing fixture that sprays water over you
"they installed a shower in the bathroom"
2. shower, shower bath
washing yourself by standing upright under water sprayed from a nozzle
"he took a shower after the game"
3. shower, rain shower
a brief period of precipitation
"the game was interrupted by a brief shower"
4. shower, cascade
a sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower
"a little shower of rose petals"
"a sudden cascade of sparks"
5. exhibitor, exhibitioner, shower
someone who organizes an exhibit for others to see
a party of friends assembled to present gifts (usually of a specified kind) to a person
"her friends organized a baby shower for her when she was expecting"
"shower" in the verb sense
1. lavish, shower
expend profusely also used with abstract nouns
"He was showered with praise"
spray or sprinkle with
"The guests showered rice on the couple"
take a shower wash one's body in the shower
"You should shower after vigorous exercise"
4. shower, shower down
"Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
provide abundantly with
"He showered her with presents"
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