devil's beating his wife

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • the devil's beating his wife
  • the devil is beating his wife

Interjection[edit]

devil's beating his wife

  1. (Southern US) Said when it rains while the sun is shining; that is, when a sunshower occurs.

Usage notes[edit]

  • "Devil" is sometimes capitalized.

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