rainy

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rain·y

 (rā′nē)
adj. rain·i·er, rain·i·est
Characterized by, full of, or bringing rain.

rain′i·ness n.

rainy

(ˈreɪnɪ)
adj, rainier or rainiest
1. (Physical Geography) characterized by a large rainfall: a rainy climate.
2. (Physical Geography) wet or showery; bearing rain
ˈrainily adv
ˈraininess n

rain•y

(ˈreɪ ni)

adj. rain•i•er, rain•i•est.
1. characterized by rain: rainy weather.
2. wet with rain: rainy streets.
rain′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rainy - (of weather) wet by periods of rain; "showery weather"; "rainy days"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"

rainy

adjective wet, damp, inclement, drizzly, showery a rainy night
fine, dry, sunny, arid
Translations
deštivý
regnfuld
sateinen
kišankišovit
rigningar-
雨の
비가 오는
deževen
regnig
ซึ่งมีฝนตก
yağmurluyağışlı
có mưa

rainy

[ˈreɪnɪ]
A. ADJ (rainier (compar) (rainiest (superl))) [climate] → lluvioso; [day] → de lluvia, lluvioso
it was so rainy yesterdayllovió tanto ayer
to keep or save sth for a rainy day [+ object] → guardar algo para una ocasión más propicia; [+ money] → ahorrar algo para cuando lleguen tiempos peores
B. CPD rainy season Népoca f de las lluvias

rainy

[ˈreɪni] adjpluvieux/euse
the rainy season → la saison des pluies
to save sth for a rainy day → garder une poire pour la soif
I'll put the rest in the bank for a rainy day → Je vais mettre le reste à la banque histoire de garder une poire pour la soif.

rainy

adj (+er)regnerisch, Regen-; day alsoverregnet; area alsoregenreich; rainy seasonRegenzeit f; a rainy spellein regnerischer Abschnitt; to keep or save something for a rainy day (fig)etw für schlechte Zeiten zurücklegen or aufheben

rainy

[ˈreɪnɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (climate) → piovoso/a; (season) → delle piogge
rainy day → giorno piovoso
to save or keep sth for a rainy day (fig) → mettere qc da parte per i tempi di magra

rain

(rein) noun
1. water falling from the clouds in liquid drops. We've had a lot of rain today; walking in the rain; We had flooding because of last week's heavy rains.
2. a great number of things falling like rain. a rain of arrows.
verb
1. (only with it as subject) to cause rain to fall. I think it will rain today.
2. to (cause to) fall like rain. Arrows rained down on the soldiers.
ˈrainy adjective
having (many) showers of rain. a rainy day; the rainy season; rainy weather.
ˈraininess noun
ˈrainbow noun
the coloured arch sometimes seen in the sky opposite the sun when rain is falling.
ˈrain check: take a rain check
(American) (to ask) to do something at a later time. Thanks for inviting me to dinner, but can I take a rain check on it?
ˈraincoat noun
a waterproof coat worn to keep out the rain.
ˈraindrop noun
a single drop of rain.
ˈrainfall noun
the amount of rain that falls in a certain place in a certain time. We haven't had much rainfall this year; the annual rainfall.
ˈrain forest noun
a thick tropical forest in a region where it rains a lot.
ˈrain-gauge noun
an instrument for measuring rainfall.
keep/save etc for a rainy day
to keep (especially money) until one needs it or in case one may need it.
rain cats and dogs
to rain very hard.
the rains
(in tropical countries) the rainy season.
(as) right as rain
perfectly all right; completely well.

rainy

مُـمْطِر deštivý regnfuld regnerisch βροχερός lluvioso sateinen pluvieux kišovit piovoso 雨の 비가 오는 regenachtig regntung deszczowy chuvoso дождливый regnig ซึ่งมีฝนตก yağmurlu có mưa 多雨的