What is another word for flash flood?

Synonyms for flash flood
flash flood

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term flash flood.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flash flood, flashfloodnoun

    a sudden local flood of great volume and short duration


Matched Categories

How to pronounce flash flood?

How to say flash flood in sign language?

How to use flash flood in a sentence?

  1. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho:

    Forest destruction in the Cyclops mountains have increased for use as firewood and to turn the land into plantations, since 2018 we have warned the Jayapura government to be careful of flash flood risks because of this deforestation.

  2. Deden Ridwansyah:

    The weather was good and there was no flash flood, those children who drowned were holding each others’ hands. One of them slipped and the others followed.

  3. The National Weather Service:

    Extremely dangerous flash flooding is ongoing along the Tittabawassee River in Midland County due to catastrophic dam failures at the Edenville and Sanford dams, this flooding will continue all along the length of the river in Midland County, and possibly extending into Saginaw county where a Flash Flood Watch is also in effect.

  4. National Weather Service:

    Another round of thunderstorms in a high monsoonal moisture environment is expected today, with a flash flood watch in effect for much of the region through Sunday morning.

  5. New Orleans:

    Now is absolutely the time to pay attention. Heed every single warning that comes from the City of New Orleans, and as John Bel Edwards listen to media outlets, pay attention to all tornado, as well as flash flood warnings. Be prepared for the impacts.

Translations for flash flood

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for flash flood »


Find a translation for the flash flood synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)


Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


"flash flood." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 25 May 2022. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/flash+flood>.

Discuss these flash flood synonyms with the community:


    Are we missing a good synonym for flash flood?

    Image or illustration of

    flash flood

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a human thesaurus?

    An antonym for "ignominious"
    • A. inglorious
    • B. smuggled
    • C. opprobrious
    • D. honorable

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for flash flood: