Rainy

  • 1Rainy — may refer to: *the rain *Rainy Lake, a lake between Canada and the United States *Rainy River, name of several places *Rainy Dayz, a song by Mary J. Blige *Rainy Day, an episode of the television program Pee wee s Playhouse …

    Wikipedia

  • 2Rainy — Rain y (r[=a]n [y^]), a. [AS. regenig.] Abounding with rain; wet; showery; as, rainy weather; a rainy day or season. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3rainy — ► ADJECTIVE (rainier, rainiest) ▪ having or characterized by considerable rainfall. ● a rainy day Cf. ↑a rainy day …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4rainy — [rā′nē] adj. rainier, rainiest 1. characterized by rain, esp. much rain [the rainy season] 2. wet with rain 3. bringing rain [rainy winds] raininess n …

    English World dictionary

  • 5rainy — (adj.) O.E. renig; see RAIN (Cf. rain) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6rainy — rain|y [ reıni ] adjective a rainy day is one on which it rains a lot: a cold rainy night the weather was cold and rainy a. the rainy season the part of the year in tropical regions when large amounts of rain fall for a rainy day if you save… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7rainy — UK [ˈreɪnɪ] / US adjective Word forms rainy : adjective rainy comparative rainier superlative rainiest a rainy day is one on which it rains a lot a cold rainy night the weather was cold and rainy • for a rainy day …

    English dictionary

  • 8rainy — /ˈreɪni/ (say raynee) adjective (rainier, rainiest) 1. characterised by rain: rainy weather; a rainy region. 2. wet with rain: rainy streets. 3. bringing rain: rainy clouds. –phrase 4. a rainy day, a time of need or emergency in the future: *He… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 9rainy — rain|y [ˈreıni] adj 1.) a rainy period of time is one when it rains a lot ▪ a cold rainy day in October ▪ I hate rainy weather . ▪ the rainy season 2.) save sth for a rainy day to save something, especially money, for a time when you will need it …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10rainy — [[t]re͟ɪni[/t]] rainier, rainiest 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n During a rainy day, season, or period it rains a lot. They walked along the promenade on a rainy night... The rainy season in the Andes normally starts in December. 2) PHRASE If you say… …

    English dictionary