a : producing thunder
b : making or accompanied by a noise like thunder <thunderous applause>
— thun·der·ous·ly adverb
Examples of THUNDEROUS
- The audience responded with thunderous applause.
- <the last thunderous chord of the symphony rang throughout the hall>
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Related to THUNDEROUS
- blaring, blasting, booming, clamorous, clangorous, deafening, earsplitting, piercing, plangent, resounding, ringing, roaring, slam-bang, sonorous, stentorian, thundering, loud
- gentle, low, soft
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