Definition of rain shower in English:

rain shower

noun

  • A shower of rain.

Origin

Old English. Cognate with or formed similarly to Middle Dutch regenschuyr (in Teuthonista; Dutch (now regional) regenschoer), German Regenschauer, Old Icelandic regnskúr, Old Swedish räghnskur (Swedish regnskur), Danish (now regional) regnskur from the Germanic base of rain + the Germanic base of shower.

Pronunciation

rain shower

/ˈreɪn ˌʃaʊə/