- showershower1 [shō′ər]n.a person who shows, exhibits, etc.shower2 [shou′ər]n.[ME schoure < OE scur, akin to Ger schauer, shower, squall < IE base * (s)keu-, to cover > SHOE, HIDE1]1. a brief fall of rain, or sometimes of hail, sleet, or snow2. a sudden, abundant fall or discharge, as of tears, meteors, rays, sparks, etc.3. an abundant flow; rush [a shower of compliments ]☆ 4. a party at which a number of gifts are presented to the guest of honor [a bridal shower ]5.☆ a) a bath in which the body is sprayed with fine streams of water from a perforated nozzle, usually fixed overhead: in full shower bathb) an apparatus, as in a bathtub, or a room or enclosure used for thisvt.1. to make wet as with a spray of water; sprinkle; spray2. to pour forth or scatter in or as in a shower [showered with praise]vi.1. to fall or come as a shower2. to bathe under a showershoweryadj.
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.