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thun·der

 (thŭn′dər)
n.
1. The crashing or booming sound produced by rapidly expanding air along the path of the electrical discharge of lightning.
2. A sound that resembles or suggests thunder.
v. thun·dered, thun·der·ing, thun·ders
v.intr.
1. To produce thunder.
2. To produce sounds like thunder.
3. To move while making a loud noise: The express train thundered past us.
4. To utter loud, vociferous remarks or threats.
v.tr.
To express violently, commandingly, or angrily; roar.

[Middle English thonder, from Old English thunor; see (s)tenə- in Indo-European roots.]

thun′der·er n.

thundering

(ˈθʌndərɪŋ)
adj
(prenominal) slang very great or excessive: a thundering idiot.
ˈthunderingly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thundering - sounding like thunder; "the thundering herd"
noisy - full of or characterized by loud and nonmusical sounds; "a noisy cafeteria"; "a small noisy dog"
2.thundering - extraordinarily big or impressive; "a thundering success"; "the thundering silence of what was left unsaid"
impressive - making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony"
Translations
عَظيم
kolosální
dundrende
yfirgengilegur

thundering

[ˈθʌndərɪŋ]
A. ADJ it's a thundering disgracees un escándalo
it was a thundering successobtuvo un tremendo éxito
B. ADV a thundering great rowun ruido de todos los demonios
it's a thundering good filmes una película la mar de buena

thundering

adj
(= loud) applause, chordsdonnernd; waterfalltosend
(= forceful, direct) voice, questiondonnernd
(inf, = real) → verteufelt (inf), → verflixt (inf); a thundering successein Bombenerfolg m (inf); to be in a thundering ragevor Wut kochen or schäumen
adv (inf: = really) a thundering great lorryein großer, donnernder Laster; a thundering great nuisanceein Riesenärgernis nt (inf); thundering good musicverdammt gute Musik (inf)

thundering

[ˈθʌndərɪng]
1. adj
a. in a thundering rage/furyin preda a una rabbia/furia tremenda
in a thundering temper → d'umore collerico
b. (Brit) (old) (fam) (success, nuisance) → enorme
2. adv (Brit) (old) (fam) thundering greatfenomenale

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 ?
During as much as two minutes there was a most unnatural and heavenly quiet and repose, then Buffalo Bill came thundering up to the door in all his scout finery, flung himself out of the saddle, said to his horse, "Wait for me, Boy," and stepped in, and stopped dead in his tracks - gazing at the child.
The sun might blaze overhead, the air be without a breath, the surface smooth and blue, but still these great rollers would be running along all the external coast, thundering and thundering by day and night; and I scarce believe there is one spot in the island where a man would be out of earshot of their noise.
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