Definition of hailstorm
: a storm accompanied by hail
Recent Examples of hailstorm from the Web
Aquarius's drumming hammers and spatters like a hailstorm, and the deranged buzzsaw of Koreman's distorted noise swirls, yaws, and lunges like a howling wind trying to tear the windows out of your house.
Yet the pace of space news keeps accelerating like a hailstorm on a roof.
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First Known Use of hailstorm
HAILSTORM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hailstorm for English Language Learners
: a storm that produces hail
HAILSTORM Defined for Kids
Definition of hailstorm for Students
: a storm that brings hail
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