adjective, rainier, rainiest.
characterized by rain: rainy weather; a rainy region.
wet with rain: rainy streets.
bringing rain: rainy clouds.

before 1000; Middle English reyny, Old English rēnig. See rain, -y1

rainily, adverb
raininess, noun
unrainy, adjective
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rainy (ˈreɪnɪ)
adj , rainier, rainiest
1.  characterized by a large rainfall: a rainy climate
2.  wet or showery; bearing rain

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It's the perfect place to spend a rainy afternoon reading works old and new.
Our vehicle pulled into the village late one rainy night.
The answer: store sunlight as heat energy for such a rainy day.
It is as fresh and clean as a rainy day after a spell of heat.
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