a face like thunder

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a face like thunder

British
: a face that looks very angry
  • He burst into the room with a face like thunder.

Word by Word Definitions

face play
  1. : the front part of the head that in humans extends from the forehead to the chin and includes the mouth, nose, cheeks, and eyes

  2. : the face as a means of identification : countenance

  3. : presence, sight

  1. : to confront impudently

  2. : to line near the edge especially with a different material

  3. : to cover the front or surface of

thunder play
  1. : the sound that follows a flash of lightning and is caused by sudden expansion of the air in the path of the electrical discharge

  2. : bang, rumble

  3. : a loud utterance or threat

  1. : to produce thunder

  2. : to give forth a sound that resembles thunder

  3. : roar, shout


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