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thunderstrike

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transitive verb thun·der·strike \-ˌstrīk\

Definition of thunderstrike

thun·der·struckplay \-ˌstrək\thun·der·struck also thun·der·strick·enplay \-ˌstri-kən\thun·der·strik·ingplay \-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

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



Circa 1586

First Known Use of thunderstrike

circa 1586


THUNDERSTRUCK Defined for Kids

thunderstruck

adjective thun·der·struck \ˈthən-dər-ˌstrək\

Definition of thunderstruck

  1. :  stunned as if struck by a thunderbolt <They were thunderstruck by the news.>




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