adjective, rain·i·er, rain·i·est.
Origin of rainy
Related Words for rainystormy, wet, drizzly, moist, damp, coastal, showery, hyetal, pluvial, pluvious
Examples from the Web for rainy
Contemporary Examples of rainy
Then she managed to struggle a mile through dark, rainy woods.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods
January 7, 2015
Potholes are common in the rainy region as well as a heavy fog that often hinders visibility.The Road to Cinco de Mayo
May 5, 2014
At 5:00 p.m. on a cold, rainy day, the price demanded would inevitably be higher than it would be at 2:00 p.m. on a nice day.Stop Whining About Uber’s Surge Pricing
December 16, 2013
The idea of the city was much more alluring than the city itself on a rainy, unmoored day.
He went on to recount campaigning on a rainy Friday night when he had to push himself to keep going.Bill De Blasio’s Retro Values Are Back in Fashion
September 30, 2013
Historical Examples of rainy
"They ain't got to makin' calendars yet with the rainy day marked on 'em," he would say.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
I went out into the warm and rainy night, but there was no Cadge at the Star office.The Bacillus of Beauty
A dry wash is the bed of a river that runs only in the rainy season.The Trail Book
I am to get a long ladder and place it at his window the first dark and rainy night we have.Frank Roscoe's Secret
Such a one may thus be made on rainy days or in the long winter evenings.