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 ?
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.
It was the signal for the charge and the vocal organs were shaped for the thunderous roar when, as lightning out of a clear sky, Sheeta, the panther, leaped suddenly into the trail between Numa and the deer.
A few days before the surrender at Appomattox a thunderous engagement between the commands of Sheridan and Pickett was unknown to the latter commander, a mile in the rear of his own line.
The broad palms of his tail are flirted high into the air; then smiting the surface, the thunderous concussion resounds for miles.
The Haunted Woods was full of the groans of mighty trees wrung in the tempest, and the air throbbed with the thunderous crash of billows on the distant shore.
Sargeant," began Jerry in his old raucous, martyred, thunderous tones of complaint.
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.
Tarzan, halting upon the kopje's edge, raised his voice in the thunderous roar of a lion.
All was silence, utter silence there, in which the throbbing of her own frightened heart seemed to her overwrought imagination to fill the ship with its thunderous alarm.
Thunderous had been the crash of billows on the rocks, wild the white spray and spume that blew over the bar, troubled and misty and tempest-torn the erstwhile blue peace of Four Winds Harbor.
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.