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thud

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noun \ˈthəd\

Simple Definition of thud

  • : a loud, dull sound made especially when a heavy object hits something

Full Definition of thud

  1. 1 :  5blow

  2. 2 :  a dull sound :  thump

Examples of thud

  1. The book hit the floor with a thud.

  2. The ball landed with a thud.

  3. I heard a heavy thud on the roof.



Origin of thud

imitative


First Known Use: 1787

Rhymes with thud


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thud

intransitive verb

Simple Definition of thud

  • : to hit something with a loud, dull sound

  • : to beat forcefully

Full Definition of thud

thud·dedthud·ding

  1. :  to move or strike so as to make a thud

Examples of thud

  1. The ball thudded against the side of the house.

  2. <the snowball thudded against the side of my car>



1796

First Known Use of thud

1796



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