thunderous


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thun·der·ous

 (thŭn′dər-əs)
adj.
1. Producing thunder or a similar sound.
2. Loud and unrestrained in a way that suggests thunder: thunderous applause.

thun′der·ous·ly adv.

thunderous

(ˈθʌndərəs)
adj
1. resembling thunder, esp in loudness: thunderous clapping.
2. threatening and extremely angry: she gave him a thunderous look.
ˈthunderously adv

thun•der•ous

(ˈθʌn dər əs, -drəs)

adj.
producing thunder or a loud noise like thunder: thunderous applause.
[1575–85]
thun′der•ous•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thunderous - loud enough to cause (temporary) hearing loss
loud - characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"
2.thunderous - extremely ominous; "world events of thunderous import"
unpropitious - not propitious

thunderous

adjective loud, noisy, deafening, booming, roaring, resounding, tumultuous, ear-splitting The audience responded with thunderous applause.
Translations
كالرَّعْد
hromový
dundrende
dörgõ
drynjandi
hromový
gök gürültüsü gibigürleyen

thunderous

[ˈθʌndərəs] ADJ [applause] → estruendoso, atronador

thunderous

[ˈθʌndərəs] adj
thunderous applause → un tonnerre d'applaudissements
amidst thunderous applause → dans un tonnerre d'applaudissements

thunderous

adjstürmisch; voice, explosion, knockdonnernd; volley, headerkrachend

thunderous

[ˈθʌndrəs] adj (applause) → fragoroso/a

thunder

(ˈθandə) noun
1. the deep rumbling sound heard in the sky after a flash of lightning. a clap/peal of thunder; a thunderstorm.
2. a loud rumbling. the thunder of horses' hooves.
verb
1. to sound, rumble etc. It thundered all night.
2. to make a noise like thunder. The tanks thundered over the bridge.
ˈthundering adjective
very great. a thundering idiot.
ˈthunderous adjective
like thunder. a thunderous noise.
ˈthunderously adverb
ˈthundery adjective
warning of, or likely to have or bring, thunder. thundery clouds/weather.
ˈthunderbolt noun
1. a flash of lightning immediately followed by thunder.
2. a sudden great surprise. Her arrival was a complete thunderbolt.
References in classic literature ?
The broad palms of his tail are flirted high into the air; then smiting the surface, the thunderous concussion resounds for miles.
It seemed as though the mountain range had separated two atmospheres, and that now we had got into the thunderous one.
The Martians had but to advance into the line of fire, and instantly those motionless black forms of men, those guns glittering so darkly in the early night, would explode into a thunderous fury of battle.
Batteries were speaking with thunderous ora- torical effort.
And when the small distant squeak of their voices reached his ear, the Giant would make answer, "Pretty well, brother Pygmy, I thank you," in a thunderous roar that would have shaken down the walls of their strongest temple, only that it came from so far aloft.
In a life whose worth is told out in passages from port to port, the splash of the anchor's fall and the thunderous rumbling of the chain are like the closing of a distinct period, of which she seems conscious with a slight deep shudder of all her frame.
Instantly a thunderous shout of delight burst from them, and we saw them rise from their seats, waving their paddles and spears madly in the air.
From every cage that harboured red men a thunderous shout went up in answer to his exhortation.
The monotonous chanting of the celebrants, the responses of the people to the priest, sometimes inarticulate, sometimes thunderous, the harmonious trembling of the painted windows, the organ, bursting forth like a hundred trumpets, the three belfries, humming like hives of huge bees, that whole orchestra on which bounded a gigantic scale, ascending, descending incessantly from the voice of a throng to that of one bell, dulled her memory, her imagination, her grief.
Occasionally one would raise his shrill scream or thunderous roar in answering challenge to the savage din of the anthropoids, but none came near to investigate or attack, for the great apes, assembled in all the power of their numbers, filled the breasts of their jungle neighbors with deep respect.
From behind us in the vicinity of the prospector there came the most thunderous, awe-inspiring roar that ever had fallen upon my ears.
Tarzan, halting upon the kopje's edge, raised his voice in the thunderous roar of a lion.