pour down

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

pour down ‎(third-person singular simple present pours down, present participle pouring down, simple past and past participle poured down)

  1. (intransitive) To rain heavily.
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Episode 12, The Cyclops
      A torrential rain poured down from the floodgates of the angry heavens upon the bared heads of the assembled multitude which numbered at the lowest computation five hundred thousand persons.

Synonyms[edit]

(to rain very heavily):