Definition of April shower in English:

April shower

noun

  • A (light) shower of rain occurring in April, especially regarded as characteristic of spring. Frequently in plural.

Phrases

  • April showers bring (forth) May flowers

    • Proverb. and variants.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Lydgate (c1370–c1449), poet and prior of Hatfield Regis. From April + shower.

Pronunciation

April shower

/ˌeɪpr(ɪ)l ˈʃaʊə/