Meaning of rain or shine in English:

rain or shine

(also come rain or shine)


  • Whether it rains or not; whatever the weather.

    ‘he runs six miles every morning, rain or shine’
    • ‘There are any number of good medicine walks right at the front door, flat, easy going and devastatingly beautiful in any weather, rain or shine.’
    • ‘He found it amusing to see people rush throughout their daily lives and hardly stop to appreciate the day, weather rain or shine.’
    • ‘They play every Sunday morning, rain or shine, often getting more people out playing when the weather's bad than good.’
    • ‘Every Thursday morning, come rain or shine, she arrives at the Congregational Hall to help keep about 20 youngsters safe, happy and entertained.’
    • ‘Come rain or shine, Ballinakill outdoor heated swimming pool continues to attract swimming enthusiasts.’
    • ‘Nearly 100 years old, Wanderlust meets a few times a month on different paths and trails, traversing the city's unique landscape rain or shine.’
    • ‘Every Wednesday, rain or shine, a minimal cover charge allows you to support local and regional musicians while enjoying a lazy summer evening in picturesque settings.’
    • ‘Activities will be going down all day, rain or shine, and there will be plenty of opportunities to chow down on wild boar sausages, haggis, Irish stew and many other Celtic fun foods.’
    • ‘Come rain or shine, wind or hail, there has been a steaming cup of fresh coffee waiting to spur postmen on their dawn deliveries around Scarborough seafront each morning since 1946.’
    • ‘We went to school, rain or shine, and the school didn't shut down, either.’