What does the word torrent mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A rushing stream.

Usage examples for torrent

  1. A man does not get rolled over sharp rocks, by a mountain torrent, for nothing." – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  2. And then his voice Came like a torrent, and from out his eyes Streamed wilder power that mingled with the sound. – The Star-Treader and other poems by Clark Ashton Smith
  3. The torrent of Persian began anew, as each string was plucked in turn and its particular quality debated. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover