adjective \ˈthən-d(ə-)rəs\

: making a loud noise like the sound of thunder : very loud

Full Definition of THUNDEROUS

a :  producing thunder
b :  making or accompanied by a noise like thunder <thunderous applause>
thun·der·ous·ly adverb

Examples of THUNDEROUS

  1. The audience responded with thunderous applause.
  2. <the last thunderous chord of the symphony rang throughout the hall>

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Rhymes with THUNDEROUS


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