monkey's wedding


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monkey's wedding

A rain shower that occurs while the sun is shining. A loan translation of the Zulu phrase umshado wezinkawu, or "a wedding for monkeys." Primarily heard in Ireland. Apart from a brief monkey's wedding, the weather was fabulous during the entire event.
See also: wedding

ˌmonkey’s ˈwedding

(South African) used to describe a period of time when it is raining while the sun is shining: Look! It’s a monkey’s wedding!
See also: wedding