Definition of cloudburst:
Synonyms for cloudburst:
dipsomaniac, wet, violent stream, downpour, rainstorm, acid rain, lush, pelter, deluge, waterspout, band, inundation, dew, storm, alcoholic, torrent, downfall, dewdrop, rain, flood, boozer, alky, avalanche, blizzard, soaker, curtain, rainfall, alluvion, souse.
- "The Dude Wrangler", Caroline Lockhart.
The dam was nearing completion, with its long, gently inclined, upstream face constructed of smooth cobbles- a slope up which any vast and sudden rush of cloudburst water would slide unchecked to the crest and harmlessly pass over.- "The Iron Furrow", George C. Shedd.
- "With Hoops of Steel", Florence Finch Kelly.