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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.
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thundering

(ˈθʌndərɪŋ)
adj
(prenominal) slang very great or excessive: a thundering idiot.
ˈthunderingly adv
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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"
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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
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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)
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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
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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.
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References in classic literature ?
Farther around, always treading the bones and images of humans and gods that constituted the floor of this ancient charnel-house of sacrifice, he came upon the device by which the Red One was made to send his call singing thunderingly across the jungle-belts and grass-lands to the far beach of Ringmanu.
Or you may be such a thunderingly exalted creature as to be altogether deaf and blind to anything but heavenly sights and sounds.
The film has drawn tepid reviews: The Guardian called the sound track "thunderingly tedious.
Sh GB Snooper's Paradise, also on Kensington Gardens, is a flea market meets antiques shop, and Beyond Retro, in parallel Vine Street, is a former bus depot stuffed to the rafters with vintage clothing, with a thunderingly good vintage soundtrack while you browse.
It's a thunderingly crude and maudlin irony that Dane's voice (his main weapon in the world of business) may also be what will save his son, comatose children being apparently responsive to the sound of their parents' voices -- but fortunately this somewhat ridiculous twist doesn't really go anywhere.
It helps if you have a thunderingly good rhythm section behind you (enter Tommy Sedated and Tim Healey).
His talk resonated with a recollected perception: we were persuaded that what we were doing at the Yale Law School was, or would be, thunderingly consequential--though just how and when that might be was shielded from view.
forbidden as the very name of the Almighty in ancient and thunderingly
"But I always knew these stories were thunderingly entertaining."
"I always knew these stories were thunderingly entertaining incidents and that I seemed to be hurtling through a particularly unpredictable, high-velocity life peopled by extraordinary characters.
It seems thunderingly obvious to me that this Holy-Land-liberation army out of Khorosan is already here -- at least in embryo.
This was made thunderingly clear in Dominus Iesus, the declaration issued by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in 2000 under then-Cardinal Josef Ratzinger.