Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: raining
IPA transcription: [ɹ'eɪnɪŋ]
Pronunciations of raining
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: raining
    Meaning: falling in drops or as if falling like rain; "watched the raining apple blossoms"
Usage examples
  • Goodness, it's raining cats and dogs!"
  • When nightfall came it was still raining.
  • If it keeps raining, the streets will be very wet."
  • The night was pitch black and it was raining torrents.
  • All day Sunday it rained and all of Sunday night, and Monday morning when Daddy started to work it was still raining.
  • It was still raining fire and hot rocks and you could hardly see a ship's length for dust and ashes, but we could stand that.
  • They stayed out upon the shiny new tin gutter until it began raining and hoped and hoped that Raggedy Andy could get back up to them.
  • Catherine went every five minutes to the clock, threatening on each return that, if it still kept on raining another five minutes, she would give up the matter as hopeless.
  • Then the heaven melts with tenderness for the death of the bird; "it wails for it by raining, wailing a funeral wail." In Zululand women sometimes bury their children up to the neck in the ground, and then retiring to a distance keep up a dismal howl for a long time.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Titan (moon), License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Paradox, License CC BY-SA 4.0