Adjective "Deluge" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Deluge


    Definition:

    noun

    1. a great flood of water; inundation; flood.

    2. a drenching rain; downpour.

    3. anything that overwhelms like a flood: a deluge of mail.

    4. the Deluge, flood (def 3).

    verb (used with object), deluged, deluging.

    5. to flood; inundate.

    6. to overrun; overwhelm: She was deluged with congratulatory letters.

    Origin:
    deluge