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See also thundër

English

Etymology

From Old English þunor. Compare Persian تندر (tondar).

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
thunder

Plural
-

thunder (-)
  1. The sound caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge.
    Thunder is preceded by lightning.
  2. A sound resembling thunder.
  3. A deep, rumbling noise.
    Off in the distance, he heard the thunder of hoofbeats, signalling a stampede.

Usage notes

  • roll, clap, peal are some of the words used to count thunder.

Derived terms

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to thunder

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to thunder (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To make a noise like thunder.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To talk with a loud, threatening voice.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To say (something) with a loud, threatening voice.

Derived terms

  • (to say something with a loud, threatening voice): thunderer

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