rain pitchforks(redirected from raining pitchforks)
old-fashioned To rain extremely heavily. We've been planning this company barbecue for weeks, but unfortunately it's supposed to rain pitchforks this weekend! We were looking forward to sunny skies in Portugal, but it rained pitchforks the whole time we were there.
tv. to rain very hard and heavy. Every time I go out to rake leaves, it rains pitchforks.