- The sound caused by the discharge of atmospheric electrical charge.
- A sound resembling thunder.
- A deep, rumbling noise.
- (intransitive) To make a noise like thunder.
- (intransitive) To talk with a loud, threatening voice.
- (transitive) To say (something) with a loud, threatening voice.
- To produce something with incredible power
Adjectives for Thunder
howling; blasting; intermittent; interrupted; heavy; frightful; thrilling; melodious; mountain; angry; swarthy; sullen; editorial; muttering; branding; oracular; suspended; nameless; ominous; harmless; rumbling; direful; serious; muffled; wrathful; lounging; artillery; hateful; clothed; incessant; threatening; stage; earthly; sweet; rattling; brazen; volleying.
Verbs for Thunder
brave—; shoot forth—; —blusters; — booms; —claps; —crashes; —deafens; — detonates; —dins; —discords; —disturbs; —echoes; —fulminates; —menaces; —petrifies ; —pierces ; —rattles; —rends; —reverberates ; —roars; —rolls; —rumbles; — shatters; —shocks; —splits; —startles; — threatens; —volleys.
Adverbs for Thunder
appallingly; violently; ominously; tremendously; terrifically; frightfully; rumblingly; muffledly; wrathfully; threateningly; repeatedly; awesomely.
thundershower, thundersquall, thunderstorm, thunderstroke, tintamarre, trumpet, trumpet forth, tumult, twang, uproar, wail, warble, whine, whisper, yap, yawp, yell, yelp, 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, bobbery, boom, booming, brawl, bray, breathe, brouhaha, buzz, cackle, celebrate, chant, charivari, chirm, chirp, clamor, clangor, clap, clatter, commotion, coo, crack, cracking, crash, crashing, crescendo, crow, cry, cry out, deafen, declaim, deep, denounce, din, discord, donnybrook, drawl, dread rattling thunder, drunken brawl, dustup, echo, exclaim, execrate, explode, explosion, fill the air, flap, flute, fracas, free-for-all, fulminate against, fulmination, gasp, growl, growling, grumble, grumbling, grunt, hell broke loose, herald, herald abroad, hiss, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, intimidate, jangle, keen, lilt, loud noise, menace, mumble, murmur, mutter, noise, noise and shouting, outcry, pandemonium, pant, peal, peal of thunder, pealing, pipe, proclaim, promulgate, racket, rail at, rattle, rattle the windows, reboation, rebound, reecho, rend the air, rend the ears, resound, resounding, reverberate, reverberation, rhubarb, ring, rise, roar, roaring, rock the sky, roll, row, ruckus, ruction, rumble, rumbling, rumpus, scream, screech, shindy, shivaree, shout, shriek, sibilate, sigh, sing, snap, snarl, snort, sob, split the eardrums, split the ears, squall, squawk, squeal, startle the echoes, stun, surge, swear at, swell, threaten, thunder forth, thunderclap, thundercrack, thundering, thunderpeal,
- (UK): IPA: /ˈθʌn.də/, SAMPA: /"TVnd@/
- (US): enPR: thŭn'dər, IPA: /ˈθʌn.dɚ/, SAMPA: /"TVnd@`/
Audio (US) noicon (file)
- Rhymes: -ʌndə(r)
- thunder and lightning
- thunder thighs
- (to say something with a loud, threatening voice): thunderer