showerhead

[ shou-er-hed ]
/ ˈʃaʊ ərˌhɛd /

noun

See under shower1(def 2).

Origin of showerhead

First recorded in 1965–70; shower1 + head

Definition for showerhead (2 of 2)

shower1
[ shou-er ]
/ ˈʃaʊ ər /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to rain in a shower.
to take a shower bath.

Origin of shower

1
before 950; Middle English shour (noun), Old English scūr; cognate with German Schauer, Old Norse skūr, Gothic skūra

SYNONYMS FOR shower

OTHER WORDS FROM shower

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British Dictionary definitions for showerhead (1 of 2)

shower1
/ (ˈʃaʊə) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of shower

showery, adjective

Word Origin for shower

Old English scūr; related to Old Norse skūr, Old High German skūr shower, Latin caurus northwest wind

British Dictionary definitions for showerhead (2 of 2)

shower2
/ (ˈʃəʊə) /

noun

a person or thing that shows
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Idioms and Phrases with showerhead

shower

see cold shower.

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