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verb shower pronunciation in American English /ˈʃaʊər/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleshowering
past tenseshowered
past participleshowered
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  1. 1
    [intransitive] to wash yourself in a shower
    I need to shower and dress.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to give a large number of things or a large amount of something to someone
    shower someone with something: He showered her with flowers and jewelry.
    shower something on/upon someone: Susan showered kisses on the baby.
  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] to fall in large quantities
    Bullets showered the building.
    shower down: The window smashed and glass showered down on the children.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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