Definition of lash down in English:

lash down

phrasal verb

  • (of rain) fall very heavily.

    ‘torrential rain was lashing down’
    • ‘On Tuesday night, rain lashed down with rare ferocity.’
    • ‘The rain was lashing down from the dark clouds over Wimbledon Common.’
    • ‘The 12 th of November was bitterly cold with icy showers of rain lashing down over the City.’
    • ‘Thunder rolled in the distance, the rain lashed down.’
    • ‘Rain has lashed down all day, saturating the lush landscape.’
    • ‘The main problem was the rain, which lashed down at around 6.30 am.’
    • ‘But the rain lashing down did not dampen their spirits as they went in search of a goal to prolong their World Cup dream.’
    • ‘But the rain was lashing down and we knew the only way to cheer ourselves up was to have some comfort food.’
    • ‘When the rains began to lash down, the water just pooled.’
    • ‘As the rain lashed down, the monarch, appropriately dressed in a fawn raincoat, used a transparent umbrella to stay dry.’