noun \ˈthəd\

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

Full Definition of THUD

:  5blow
:  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

First Known Use: 1787

Rhymes with THUD


intransitive verb

: to hit something with a loud, dull sound

: to beat forcefully


Full Definition of THUD

:  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>

First Known Use of THUD



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