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thunderstrike

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transitive verb thun·der·strike \-ˌstrīk\

Definition of thunderstrike

thunderstruck

play \-ˌstrək\

thunderstruck

also

thunderstricken

play \-ˌstri-kən\

thunderstriking

play \-ˌstrī-kiŋ\
  1. 1 :  to strike dumb :  astonish <was thunderstruck at the news>

  2. 2 archaic :  to strike by or as if by lightning



Examples of thunderstrike in a sentence

  1. <everyone was thunderstruck when she quit her job without warning>



Circa 1586

First Known Use of thunderstrike

circa 1586

Rhymes with thunderstrike

adultlike, and the like, berrylike, businesslike, cartoonlike, craftsmanlike, desertlike, down the pike, fatherlike, fingerlike, humanlike, hunger strike, ladylike, leatherlike, lemminglike, lionlike, look-alike, machinelike, marlinespike, minibike, mirrorlike, motorbike, mountain bike, northern pike, nothing like, open mike, ostrichlike, phantomlike, powderlike, puppetlike, rubberlike, saucerlike, seamanlike, soundalike, spiderlike, sportsmanlike, statesmanlike, take a hike, womanlike, workmanlike, zombielike


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