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golden shower

a tree, Cassia fistula, of the legume family, native to India, having long, drooping clusters of yellow flowers.
Also called pudding-pipe tree.
Origin of golden shower
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the Web for golden shower
Historical Examples
  • One scene represented Leda caressing the swan; and another, Danaë and the golden shower.

  • She seemed to be sitting in a golden shower, and she liked it.

    Tiverton Tales Alice Brown
  • The startled expression, the wistful gaze, the exquisite complexion, the golden shower that framed her.

    The Tree of Knowledge Mrs. Baillie Reynolds
  • Itll be a riot, said Flick, seeing visions of a golden shower.

    The Woman Gives Owen Johnson
  • The sound of a golden shower falling on my father's roof would have, truly, sounded less sweet to me.

  • And the vagrant we saw just now, on whom you bestowed a golden shower of remembrance as Father Zeus endowed the fair Danae?

    Complete Short Works Georg Ebers
  • Mary Galbraith, the doctor's housekeeper, thought a golden shower had fallen over the house.

    Wife in Name Only Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  • Yes, and there is a white chteau by the sea where the golden shower is just waiting to be coaxed into my pockets.

    Geraldine Farrar Geraldine Farrar
  • At every fresh opposition he simply opened his purse and a golden shower fell on them.

  • He could not make her a princess but he could make her a countess, and he would clothe her in a golden shower.

    The Hosts of the Air Joseph A. Altsheler
Contemporary definitions for golden shower

the act of urinating on someone for sexual pleasure

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vulgar slang's 21st Century Lexicon
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Slang definitions & phrases for golden shower

golden shower

noun phrase

Urination on someone who sexually enjoys such a wetting: what girls do through the bladder, which is otherwise known as the ''golden shower''/ Golden showers? Not me (1940s+ Homosexuals & prostitutes)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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