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thud

 (thŭd)
n.
1. A dull sound, as that of a heavy object striking a solid surface.
2. A blow or fall causing such a sound.
intr.v. thud·ded, thud·ding, thuds
To make a heavy, dull sound.

[Perhaps from Middle English thudden, to strike with a weapon, from Old English thyddan, of imitative origin.]

thud

(θʌd)
n
1. a dull heavy sound: the book fell to the ground with a thud.
2. a blow or fall that causes such a sound
vb, thuds, thudding or thudded
to make or cause to make such a sound
[Old English thyddan to strike; related to thoddettan to beat, perhaps of imitative origin]

thud

(θʌd)

n., v. thud•ded, thud•ding. n.
1. a dull sound, as of a heavy blow or fall.
2. a blow causing such a sound.
v.i.
3. to strike or fall with a dull sound of heavy impact.
[1505–15; imitative; compare Middle English thudden, Old English thyddan to strike, press]
thud′ding•ly, adv.

thud


Past participle: thudded
Gerund: thudding

Imperative
thud
thud
Present
I thud
you thud
he/she/it thuds
we thud
you thud
they thud
Preterite
I thudded
you thudded
he/she/it thudded
we thudded
you thudded
they thudded
Present Continuous
I am thudding
you are thudding
he/she/it is thudding
we are thudding
you are thudding
they are thudding
Present Perfect
I have thudded
you have thudded
he/she/it has thudded
we have thudded
you have thudded
they have thudded
Past Continuous
I was thudding
you were thudding
he/she/it was thudding
we were thudding
you were thudding
they were thudding
Past Perfect
I had thudded
you had thudded
he/she/it had thudded
we had thudded
you had thudded
they had thudded
Future
I will thud
you will thud
he/she/it will thud
we will thud
you will thud
they will thud
Future Perfect
I will have thudded
you will have thudded
he/she/it will have thudded
we will have thudded
you will have thudded
they will have thudded
Future Continuous
I will be thudding
you will be thudding
he/she/it will be thudding
we will be thudding
you will be thudding
they will be thudding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been thudding
you have been thudding
he/she/it has been thudding
we have been thudding
you have been thudding
they have been thudding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been thudding
you will have been thudding
he/she/it will have been thudding
we will have been thudding
you will have been thudding
they will have been thudding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been thudding
you had been thudding
he/she/it had been thudding
we had been thudding
you had been thudding
they had been thudding
Conditional
I would thud
you would thud
he/she/it would thud
we would thud
you would thud
they would thud
Past Conditional
I would have thudded
you would have thudded
he/she/it would have thudded
we would have thudded
you would have thudded
they would have thudded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thud - a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)thud - a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Verb1.thud - make a dull sound; "the knocker thudded against the front door"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
2.thud - strike with a dull sound; "Bullets were thudding against the wall"
collide with, impinge on, hit, run into, strike - hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
3.thud - make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
crunch, scranch, scraunch, crackle - make a crushing noise; "his shoes were crunching on the gravel"

thud

noun
1. thump, crash, knock, smack, clump, wallop (informal), clunk, clonk She tripped and fell with a sickening thud.
verb
1. thump, crash, knock, smack, clump, wallop (informal), clunk, clonk She ran upstairs, her bare feet thudding on the wood.

thud

noun
A stroke or blow, especially one that produces a sound:
verb
To make a dull sound by or as if by striking a surface with a heavy object:
Translations
خَبْطَهيَسْقُط بِقُوَّه، يَخْبُط على الأرْض
žuchnoutžuchnutí
bragdundrehamre
puffantompa puffanás
hlunkast niîurhlunkur, dynkur
dunkstelėjimasdunkstelėti
būkšķisnobūkšķēt
buchnúť
zamolkel udarec
güm diye vurmak/çarpmakpat diye düşme sesi

thud

[θʌd]
A. Nruido m sordo, golpe m sordo
he landed on the floor with a dull thudcayó al suelo con un ruido sordo
B. VIhacer un ruido sordo
to thud to the groundcaer al suelo con un ruido sordo
a shell thudded into the hillsideuna granada estalló en el monte
he was thudding about upstairs all nightpasó la noche andando con pasos pesados por el piso de arriba

thud

[ˈθʌd]
nbruit m sourd
vimarteler
to thud on the floor → marteler le sol
She ran up the stairs, her bare feet thudding on the wood → Elle monta les marches en courant, ses pieds nus martelant le parquet.

thud

ndumpfes Geräusch; the thud of his footstepsseine dumpfen Schritte; he fell to the ground with a thuder fiel mit einem Plumps (inf)or einem dumpfen Aufschlag zu Boden; the thud of the waves against the hulldas dumpfe Schlagen der Wellen gegen den Schiffsrumpf
vidumpf aufschlagen; (= move heavily)stampfen; the blow thudded against his chindumpf klatschte der Schlag gegen sein Kinn; a thudding noiseein dumpfes Geräusch; with thudding heartmit pochendem Herzen; the heavy door thudded shutmit einem dumpfen Knall fiel die Tür zu

thud

[θʌd]
1. ntonfo
2. vi to thud to the groundcadere a terra con un tonfo
to thud against the wall → colpire il muro con un tonfo

thud

(θad) noun
a dull sound like that of something heavy falling to the ground. He dropped the book with a thud.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈthudded
to move or fall with such a sound. The tree thudded to the ground.
References in classic literature ?
shouted Tom, as he struck the creature, knocking it into the corner of the tent with a thud that told it must be completely stunned, if not killed.
Thud, thud, we could hear the impact of their great heads, and their bellowing shook the pans on the kitchen shelves.
There was a machine which stamped out the iron plates, and then another which, with a mighty thud, mashed them to the shape of the sitting-down portion of the American farmer.
When the first blast of smoke shot out through the bars of my helmet, all those people broke for the woods, and Sandy went over backwards and struck the ground with a dull thud.
said Joseph, giving a thud with his prop on the floor, and assuming an authoritative air.
At last, overcome with weariness, I sat down upon a rock, but I had hardly closed my eyes when I was startled by something which fell to the ground with a thud close beside me.
An hour before dark the great walls of the atmosphere plant loomed suddenly before me, and with a sickening thud I plunged to the ground before the small door which was withholding the spark of life from the inhabitants of an entire planet.
Suddenly I heard a thud and a hissing behind me, and, looking round, sprang to my feet with a cry of horror.
I drew a breath, set my teeth, gripped the starting lever with both hands, and went off with a thud.
It had toppled over the brim of the cylinder and fallen into the pit, with a thud like the fall of a great mass of leather.
The music grew fuller and richer at every moment: other manly voices joined in the refrain: and soon I heard the heavy thud that told me the boat had touched the beach, and the harsh grating of the shingle as the men dragged it up.
Meanwhile great Ajax kept on trying to drive a spear into Hector, but Hector was so skilful that he held his broad shoulders well under cover of his ox-hide shield, ever on the look-out for the whizzing of the arrows and the heavy thud of the spears.