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1. rainy

adjective. ['ˈreɪni'] (of weather) wet by periods of rain.

Synonyms

  • showery

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • sober

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rain (English)
  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rainy

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  • seine
  • reiney
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  • rainie
  • rainey

Example sentences of the word rainy


1. Adjective
Just because it's rainy season in Cancun doesn't mean it will drizzle every day.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Births peak during the rainy season; they begin in December and peak during March to June.

Quotes containing the word rainy


1. Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.
- John Wooden

2. There are times when the art world seems like a religious empire. There are great cathedral galleries and pilgrimage sites where treasured art pieces are displayed like holy relics, and this can certainly be a great pleasure on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
- Michael Leunig

3. Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
- John Wooden

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