thunder

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English[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

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Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

thunder (countable and uncountable, plural thunders)

  1. The loud rumbling, cracking, or crashing sound caused by expansion of rapidly heated air around a lightning bolt.
    Thunder is preceded by lightning.
  2. A deep, rumbling noise resembling thunder.
    Off in the distance, he heard the thunder of hoofbeats, signalling a stampede.
  3. An alarming or startling threat or denunciation.
  4. (obsolete) The discharge of electricity; a thunderbolt.
  5. (figuratively) The spotlight.
    Shortly after I announced my pregnancy, he stole my thunder with his news of landing his dream job.

Usage notes[уреди]

  • roll, clap, peal are some of the words used to count thunder e.g. A series of rolls/claps/peals of thunder were heard

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Translations[уреди]

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Verb[уреди]

thunder (third-person singular simple present thunders, present participle thundering, simple past and past participle thundered)

  1. To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric electricity; often used impersonally.
    It thundered continuously.
  2. (intransitive) To make a noise like thunder.
    The train thundered along the tracks.
  3. (intransitive) To talk with a loud, threatening voice.
  4. (transitive) To say (something) with a loud, threatening voice.
    "Get back to work at once!", he thundered.
  5. To produce something with incredible power
    • 2011 јануар 19, Jonathan Stevenson, “Leeds 1 - 3 Arsenal”, in BBC[1]:
      Just as it appeared Arsenal had taken the sting out of the tie, Johnson produced a moment of outrageous quality, thundering a bullet of a left foot shot out of the blue and into the top left-hand corner of Wojciech Szczesny's net with the Pole grasping at thin air.

Derived terms[уреди]

  • (to say something with a loud, threatening voice): thunderer

Translations[уреди]

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Middle English[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

thunder

  1. Alternative form of thonder