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thunder

noun

1 thunder

A deep prolonged loud noise.

synonyms: boom, roar, roaring.

Roget 404: loudness, power; loud noise, din; blare; clang, clangor; clatter, noise, bombilation, roar, uproar, racket, ... show more

Dutch: geloei
Polish: huk, Ĺ‚oskot



2 thunder

A booming or crashing noise caused by air expanding along the path of a bolt of lightning.

Dutch: donder, gedonder, gerommel
Polish: grzmot

3 thunder

Street names for heroin.

synonyms: big H, hell dust, nose drops, scag, skag, smack.

verb

1 thunder

Move fast, noisily, and heavily.

Roget 909: threat, threaten; menace; snarl, growl, gnarl, mutter, bark, bully.    defy etc. 715; intimidate ... show more

2 thunder

Utter words loudly and forcefully.

synonym: roar.

Roget 173: be violent etc. adj.; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage, go on a rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, ... show more

Dutch: bulderen, loeien, razen, tieren, uitbrullen

3 thunder

Be the case that thunder is being heard:
— Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed.

synonym: boom.

Roget 404: be loud etc. adj.; peal, swell, clang, boom, thunder, blare, fulminate, roar; resound etc. ... show more

Dutch: donderen, onweren

4 thunder

To make or produce a loud noise.


Moby thesaurus: Bedlam let loose, Donar, Indra, Jupiter Tonans, Thor, awake the dead, bark, bawl, bedlam, bellow, blare, blare forth, blast, blast the ear, blat, blaze, blaze abroad, blazon, blazon about, blubber ... show more.

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