showery [shou-uh-ree] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- characterized by or abounding with showers: the showery season in the tropics.
- falling in showers: showery petals.
- causing or bringing showers: showery clouds.
- of, relating to, or resembling showers: showery spray from the ocean.
Origin of showery First recorded in 1585–95; shower1 + -y1 Related formsshow·er·i·ness, noun Related Words for showery muggy, misty, rainy, soggy, stormy, snowy, soaked, slippery, foggy, dank, sodden, humid, wet, drizzly, moist, damp, saturated, pouring, saturate, teeming Examples from the Web for showery Historical Examples of showery
This was April in the Spring of 2348 and April was always a month of showery heavens.
The afternoon was showery, and hopes were entertained of a change of wind.
Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
Paul was in evening dress, and as the night was showery, wore a loose Burberry.
The end of a rainbow, as seen in the morning in showery weather.
William Henry Smyth
Showery and doubtful days were devoted to the city and shopping.