Definition of shower
Idioms about shower
- to replace (a pitcher) during a game, usually because he or she is ineffective: The coach sent him to the showers after he walked three batters in a row.
- to cause (a pitcher) to be replaced in a game, as by getting many hits off him or her; knock out of the box: Two home runs and a line-drive double sent her to the showers.
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VOSD contributor and guy-who-thinks-a-lot-about-bodily-fluids Randy Dotinga reports that sewage analysis is sophisticated enough to detect one infected person out of 100,000 who are flushing toilets and taking showers.Morning Report: Hotel Workers Want Their Jobs Back|Voice of San Diego|September 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In Mumbai, a phone vendor even marked the occasion with showers of confetti and cheerleaders.Apple’s iPhone sales have lagged in India for years. It’s only now unleashing its branding firepower|Grady McGregor|September 6, 2020|Fortune
This leave-on treatment absorbs quickly into your scalp, so you can continue on your day after a shower and tangibly feel the nourishing effects of its subtle ingredients such as chamomile and lavender.Scalp scrubs that banish scaly patches and build-up|PopSci Commerce Team|September 4, 2020|Popular-Science
We have a queen bed, a stove, an oven, a refrigerator and freezer, and even a flush toilet and shower on board.5 Portable Grills for All Your Outdoor Cooking Needs|Amy Marturana Winderl|September 2, 2020|Outside Online
Then there’s virtual wedding showers and postponed celebrations.A guide to giving gifts for postponed and shrunken weddings|Brooke Henderson|August 20, 2020|Fortune
“Wait…” Suddenly a huge, graceful black marlin leaps out of the water, sending a shower of water ten feet high.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was so relieved, until I thought about my dirty pantyhose hanging on the shower at home.
His explanation only diminishes the irresistible excitement we feel while watching Tony Perkins peer at Janet Leigh in her shower.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One measly year later, Pam woke to find a naked Ewing grinning at her in the shower.
They go into the bathroom, and he asks her to sit by him in the shower.
First a shower of shells dropping all along the lower ridges and out over the surface of the Bay.
The eye admireth at the beauty of the whiteness thereof, and the heart is astonished at the shower thereof.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Then a shower of dirt flew into their faces and both Jolly Robin and his wife tumbled over backward.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The shells came from Asia and Achi Baba:—in a fiery shower, they fell upon the lines of our front trenches.
British Dictionary definitions for shower (1 of 2)
- a kind of bath in which a person stands upright and is sprayed with water from a nozzle
- the room, booth, etc, containing such a bathFull name: shower bath
Derived forms of showershowery, adjective
Word Origin for shower
British Dictionary definitions for shower (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with shower
see cold shower.