rainy

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English reyny, from Old English reġniġ, from Proto-Germanic *regnagaz (rainy), equivalent to rain +‎ -y.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹeɪni/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪni

Adjective[edit]

rainy (comparative rainier, superlative rainiest)

  1. Pouring with rain; wet; showery
    Due to the rainy weather, we decided not to play in the park.
    It's a very rainy day, so let's stay indoors.

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