pour rain

pour rain

To rain very heavily, especially for a long period of time. We were so looking forward to stretching out on the beach in the sunshine, but it poured rain the whole time we were there. It was pouring rain as we drove up to the cemetery for the funeral.
See also: pour, rain

pouring rain

very heavy rain. The children's clothes were soaked after they played out in the pouring rain. I waited in the pouring rain for the next bus.
See also: pour, rain