The reply came upon me like a shower bath; I was both chilled and stunned by so unexpected a shock.
And I suppose the shower bath is in the corner of the room near the window?
They'd be as crazy as a cat in a shower bath, at all our whizzing and rushing.
She told me not to give them a shower bath as that would 'cook' the leaves.
After that morning, whenever Josh was wanted and not to be found he could usually be discovered taking a shower bath.
He took his daily shower bath, and he felt himself stronger and saner.
It had a hotel, the "Fernn Nez," so up-to-date that it boasted a tiled bathroom with hot water and a shower bath.
It would be no fun to have to take a shower bath in this place.
So a half hour later I sat on a cot in the cow-barn and watched Wilfred, fresh from the shower bath, get into his army uniform.
All right, said Charlie, as he went in to take a shower bath.
Old English scur "a short fall of rain, storm, tempest; fall of missiles or blows; struggle, commotion; breeze," from West Germanic *skuraz (cf. Old Norse skur, Old Saxon and Old Frisian scur "fit of illness;" Old High German scur, German Schauer "shower, downpour;" Gothic skura, in skura windis "windstorm"), from PIE root *kew-(e)ro- "north, north wind" (cf. Latin caurus "northwest wind;" Old Church Slavonic severu "north, north wind;" Lithuanian šiaurus "raging, stormy," šiaurys "north wind," šiaure "north").
Of blood, tears, etc., from c.1400. Of meteors from 1835. Sense of "bath in which water is poured from above" first recorded 1851 (short for shower-bath, itself attested from 1803). Meaning "large number of gifts bestowed on a bride" (1904, American English colloquial) later was extended to the party at which it happens (1926). Shower curtain attested from 1914.
"one who shows," Old English sceawere "spectator, watchtower, mirror," agent noun; see show (v.).
1570s, "come down in showers;" 1580s, "to discharge a shower," from shower (n.1). Intransitive sense from 1930. Related: Showered; showering.