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a face like thunder

Definition of a face like thunder

British

  1. :  a face that looks very angry <He burst into the room with a face like thunder.>



Word by Word Definitions

faceplay
  1. :  the front part of the head that in humans extends from the forehead to the chin and includes the mouth, nose, cheeks, and eyes

    :  the face as a means of identification :  countenance

    :  presence, sight

  1. :  to confront impudently

    :  to line near the edge especially with a different material

    :  to cover the front or surface of

thunderplay
  1. :  the sound that follows a flash of lightning and is caused by sudden expansion of the air in the path of the electrical discharge

    :  a loud utterance or threat

    :  bang, rumble

  1. :  to give forth a sound that resembles thunder

    :  roar, shout

    :  to utter loudly :  roar


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