Definition of 'deluge'
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The second warned that the country was about to be hit by a deluge of rain, which wasn't due to stop until the day my trip ended. The Sun (2016)The changes prompted a deluge of complaints. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It has also been deluged with rain. The Sun (2008)Price says she often felt deluged by a flood of unwanted memories. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It feels like a sudden deluge of sadness at the cruelty of what happened. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Since then hundreds have seen it and she has been deluged with calls from creeps. The Sun (2014) Expect a deluge of apps in the future. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Online forums have been deluged with complaints by expats denouncing the trial as a whitewash. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their plight was made much more apparent by the sudden deluge of enclosure acts at the end of the eighteenth century. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)Online forums were deluged with criticism. The Sun (2010)About two o'clock in the morning we were overwhelmed with a deluge of rain. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)When the next deluge comes it'll be in the house. The Sun (2014)In 2000 a flood deluged his new premises and he had to move again. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Although don't expect a media deluge. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Instead, it has been drainage systems that have struggled to cope with sudden deluge. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Short of that happening, we can expect a deluge of fluffy advertising and boasts of charitable activities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Soon, though, the court will face a deluge of such cases. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tragedy struck again in 1955, when another thunderstorm burst with a deluge of rain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The top of the circus tent was ripped off and sent flying, letting in a deluge of rain that caused thousands of pounds of damage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Also, on the morning of the fire, the office was deluged with calls. Christianity Today (2000)With rivers close to bursting and ground sodden from days of downpours, tonight's fresh deluge comes at a particularly vulnerable time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He will face a deluge of ridicule and criticism if, having allowed his advisers to hype an early election, he runs away from it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A few years ago, managers at a Houston airport were faced with a deluge of complaints about long waits at the luggage carousel. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'deluge'
British English: deluge NOUN
A deluge of things is a large number of them which arrive or happen at the same time.
A deluge of manuscripts began to arrive in the post.
British English: deluge VERB
If a place or person is deluged with things, a large number of them arrive or happen at the same time.
During 1933, Papen's office was deluged with complaints.
Definition of deluge from the Collins English Dictionary
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