rain pitchforks

rain pitchforks

old-fashioned To rain extremely heavily. We've been planning this company barbecue for weeks, but I heard it's going to be raining pitchforks that weekend! We were looking forward to sunny Hawaiian skies, but it rained pitchforks the whole time we were there.
See also: pitchfork, rain

rain pitchforks

tv. to rain very hard and heavy. Every time I go out to rake leaves, it rains pitchforks.
See also: pitchfork, rain