downpournoun [ C usually singular ]uk /ˈdaʊn.pɔːr/ us /ˈdaʊn.pɔːr/
Examples from literature
- At half-past one the steady downpour ceased, and only showers fell thereafter.
- It was the rainy season when a clear sky is a rarity and a downpour of rain is a daily occurrence.
- Rain fell the following fortnight in a steady downpour that did not cease, even for an hour.
- The rain was still a steady downpour.
- They were awakened sometime before daylight by a sudden heavy downpour of rain.