Definition of Rain buckets

1. Verb. Rain heavily. "It was rain bucketsing all day long "; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"

Exact synonyms: Pelt, Pour, Rain Cats And Dogs, Stream
Generic synonyms: Rain, Rain Down
Specialized synonyms: Sheet, Sluice, Sluice Down
Derivative terms: Pelter



Definition of Rain buckets

1. Verb. To rain heavily ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rain Buckets

railwaylike
railwayman
railwaymen
railways
railworks
railyard
railyards
raim
raiment
raimentless
raiments
rain
rain-soaked
rain-wash
rain barrel
rain buckets (current term)
rain cats and dogs
rain check
rain checks
rain cheque
rain cheques
rain cloud
rain clouds
rain collar
rain crow
rain crows
rain dance
rain date
rain day
rain delay

Literary usage of Rain buckets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. British Malaya: An Account of the Origin and Progress of British Influence by Frank Athelstane Swettenham (1907)
"... to make us thoroughly miserable, it began to pour with rain—buckets of tropical rain—and never ceased till late the next morning. We had no waterproofs, ..."

2. British Malaya: An Account of the Origin and Progress of British Influence by Frank Athelstane Swettenham (1907)
"... to make us thoroughly miserable, it began to pour with rain—buckets of tropical rain—and never ceased till late the next morning. We had no waterproofs, ..."

3. Journals Kept by Mr. Gully and Capt. Denham During a Captivity in China in by Gully, Robert Gully, Denham (1844)
"Our abode afloat all day from the rain. Buckets of water pouring down in divers places. The gunner's picture all spoiled. "Worse on the opposite side in the ..."

4. In Portia's Gardens by William Sloane Kennedy (1897)
"At such a time I always find myself wondering, not why it doesn't rain, but how it manages to rain at all, how it is that the rain-buckets keep going up and ..."

5. Spanish Tales for Beginners by Louise Ahlers Reinhardt (1919)
"(dim. of mañana), early morning. máquina,/., machine. maquinalmente, mechanically. mar, m. or /., sea; llover á mares, to rain in floods, rain buckets-full. ..."

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