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Synonyms for thunder
ˈθʌn dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boom, roar, roaring, thunder(noun)

    a deep prolonged loud noise

    Synonyms:
    microphone boom, nose drops, bellowing, bellow, scag, hollo, gravy, godsend, bonanza, holla, yowl, big H, hell dust, hollering, holler, gold rush, windfall, smack, manna from heaven, roar, bunce, roaring, boom, holloa, skag

  2. thunder(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    skag, big H, smack, hell dust, boom, roar, nose drops, scag, roaring

  3. big H, hell dust, nose drops, smack, thunder, skag, scag(verb)

    street names for heroin

    Synonyms:
    roaring, scag, flavour, hell dust, relish, savour, nose drops, big H, smooch, smack, flavor, smacking, roar, sapidity, slap, boom, tang, savor, skag

  4. thunder(verb)

    move fast, noisily, and heavily

    "The bus thundered down the road"

    Synonyms:
    boom, roar

  5. thunder, roar(verb)

    utter words loudly and forcefully

    "`Get out of here,' he roared"

    Synonyms:
    howl, yawl, yaup, boom, bellow, wail, ululate, roar

  6. thunder, boom(verb)

    be the case that thunder is being heard

    "Whenever it thunders, my dog crawls under the bed"

    Synonyms:
    thrive, flourish, blast, boom, din, expand, smash, nail, roar, boom out

  7. thunder(verb)

    to make or produce a loud noise

    "The river thundered below"; "The engine roared as the driver pushed the car to full throttle"

    Synonyms:
    boom, roar

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. thunder(n)

    Associated words:
    brontology, thor, brontorneter, brontograph, fulmineous, fulminatory, isobront, keraunophobia

  2. thunder(n)

    Synonyms:
    fulmination, denunciation

  3. thunder(v)

    Synonyms:
    detonate, roll, boom

  4. thunder(v)

    Synonyms:
    fulminate, denounce

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    thunderstorm, lightning

How to pronounce thunder?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say thunder in sign language?

  1. thunder

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#27854relish
#29216howl
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#56892godsend
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#95789smooch
#100562hollering
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#134056yawl
#237936hollo
#313733yowl

How to use thunder in a sentence?

  1. Rudyard Kipling:

    On the road to Mandalay Where the flyin' fishes play, An' the dawn comes up like thunder outer China 'crost the bay.

  2. Oklahoma City:

    The Thunder organization has heavy hearts tonight with the news of Ingrid's passing.

  3. Bob Barker:

    We obviously want to see the captain of the Thunder prosecuted for his offenses.

  4. Meteorologist Jordan Dale:

    It was not thunder or lightning or weather-related.

  5. Sue Gough:

    All outside events pay fees to use Pentagon Reservation. The fee includes costs for overtime for security and reimbursement for clean up after an event. Rolling Thunder, Inc. pays only a portion of the total costs incurred by Pentagon Reservation to support the event, we are proud of our history of providing a safe operating area for events on the Pentagon Reservation, to include Rolling Thunder every year.


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