Meaning of “flood” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /flʌd/

B1 a situation in which a lot of water covers an area that is usually dry, especially when a river becomes too full:

The flood destroyed thousands of homes.

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a large number or amount of things or people that arrive at the same time:

a flood of letters/calls

(Definition of “flood noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)