Definitions for rain cats and dogs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets(verb)

    rain heavily

    "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"


  1. rain cats and dogs(Verb)

    To rain very heavily.

  2. Origin: Unknown. Perhaps from κατά and δόξα, but see Etymology in Citations

Anagrams of rain cats and dogs

  1. rain dogs and cats

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

rain cats and dogs

to rain very hard.

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